The Four Seasons

Object Number: 
2007.6.75
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed with a white background on the exterior of the matchcover and green, black, red and brown; the interior is printed with a green background and white text; an emblem of a tree is printed on the front cover above the footer that is printed "BE SAFE .. CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING"; the reverse is printed above the striker with a design emblem comprised of four different tree printed from left to right in red, green, red and brown; these four trees are printed above the text "THE FOUR SEASONS 99 East 52 Street New York"; " .. UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP., NEW YORK" is printed on the manumark; "PLAZA 4-9494" is printed on the interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group