Zarela

Zarela
Title
Zarela
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
Object Number 
2007.6.72
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group