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Akbar

Object Number: 
2007.6.35
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in silver and red with embossed letters on the front of the matchcover "AIA / AKBAR"; printed in red at the bottom of the front "MUGLAI CUSINE OF INDIA"; on the reverse the address is printed in red over a raised area" 475 PARK AVENUE / NEW YORK 10022 / BET. 57th & 58th STREETS / 212-838-1717"; "UNIVERSAL MATCH NEW YORK" is printed in red on the manumark with two groups of three red dots flanking the text.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group