Bouley Restaurant

Bouley Restaurant
Title
Bouley Restaurant
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with white background; printed on the front "BOULEY / RESTAURANT" is printed in navy blue on the front and has a gold printed border with eased corners around it; an image of a landscape of mountain, prairie and sky is printed on the reverse and it is also surrounded by a gold metallic border; printed on the manumark "165 DUANE STREET / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10013 / 212-608-3852”. Printed below the striker is "American Ace BY UNIVERSAL MATCH NORTHEAST REGION 216 -524-1366".
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.181
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group