Matchsafe, "Wright Flyer", ca. 1905 Plated metal, celluloid. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. 1978-146-1105.
What is this?
Rectangular, curved top and bottom, featuring raised decoration of biplane in flight over countryside scene with hills, trees, and houses in background; reverse features stylized floral and leaf frame, beneath which is piece of celluloid, and empty reserve. Lid hinged on side. Striker on bottom.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Yinka Shonibare, Friday, October 07, 2005 - Sunday, September 24, 2006