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Zarela

Object Number: 
2007.6.72
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 in red, white and green with the name "ZARELA" printed on the front of the matchcover with each white printed letter on top of a green square that is printed on top of a red square running diagonally to comprise the design emblem; on the reverse "ZARELA MARTINEZ / 953 2ND AVENUE / NEW YORK, NY 10022 / (212) 644-6740" is printed above the striker; "LION MATCH CORP. OF AMERICA, NEW YORK, N.Y." 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