Marigold

Object Number: 
2007.6.45
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 white peach and blue. the matchcover is designed as an all around label with the peach background color on the reverse continuing onto the front in a rhombus on the bottom quarter of the front; the remainder of the background on the front and the saddle is printed with a white background; "MARIGOLD" is printed at a 45 degree angle on the front below a graphic embellishment; "746 MADISON AVENUE, / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021 / (212) 861-8820" is printed on the front above the footer; "BE SAFE - CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" is printed on the footer; the reverse is printed with the identical information above the striker; " UNIVERSAL MATCH, NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group