The Red Parrot

Object Number: 
2007.6.245
Date: 
ca. 1980-1986
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; "the/Red Parrot" in black around silhouette of parrot surrounded by music three music notes and a circular, three-line frame, all in black; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in black on footer; "(212) 247-1843" in black on sleeve; "DIAMOND MATCH DIV. NEW YORK, N.Y." in black on manumark; "617 West 57th Street/New York, N.Y. 10019" 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