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Akbar

Akbar
Title
Akbar
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
Object Number 
2007.6.35
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group