New York Mitsukoshi

New York Mitsukoshi
Title
New York Mitsukoshi
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions 
2 x 2 in (5.2 x 5 cm)
Description 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "NEW YORK MITSUKOSHI" above Japanese characters and "Restaurant Mitsukoshi" printed in purple on front; "LION MATCH CORP. OF AMERICA NEW YORK" printed in purple on manumark; abstract figure with kite in purple on reverse; "New York Mitsukoshi" in purple on saddle; hot pink interior printed with "Park Avenue at 57th Street/New York, N.Y. 10022/Res. (212) 935-6444" in white.
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.309
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group