Ichiban

Object Number: 
2007.6.254
Date: 
ca. 1980-1995
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; black and white abstract design on front below black horizontal bar with three white diamonds; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in black on footer; black horizontal bar with three white diamonds on sleeve; "The Diamond Match Co., New York, NY" in black on manumark; "(212) 302-6881" on saddle; "ICHIBAN" in black next to a black Japanese character above "7W. 46th Street,/New York, N.Y. 10036" in black on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group