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This is a Matchsafe. We acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Brooch, 1995
  • molded, pressed, folded and stippled gold sheet with applied pigment.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4.3 x 4.6 x 0.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

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Matchsafe; gold; H x W x D: 4.3 x 4.6 x 0.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 13/16 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-52

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