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Tokiwa

Object Number: 
2007.6.270
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in (0.9 x 5.6 x 3.5)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; "Tokiwa/Japanese Restaurant" next to Japanese characters in rectangular frame in black and white, "39 WEST 55th STREET NEW YORK CITY/(BETWEEN 5th & 6th AVENUES)" in black on top and bottom; "JAPAN" in black at one end, and "(212) 333-5632" in center on side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group