La Boheme

Object Number: 
2007.6.148
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in yellow and black on the matchcover is designed in an all around label printed over the saddle with the text "LA BOHEME"; this design runs perpendicular to the orientation of the matchcover; "212-473-6447 / 24 MINETTA LANE / NEW YORK CITY" is printed above the striker; "MADE IN THE / USA is printed below the striker. “CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer. "LION MATCH CORP. OF AMERICA. NEW YORK" is printed on the manumark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group