There is one other image of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color grey dimgrey darkolivegreen or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1904

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

2000

2014

2019

  • You found it!

"Modern Woodmen of America" Matchsafe, patented 1904

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated patented 1904 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

7 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

PAT. JAN.12.1904 stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

"Modern Woodmen of America" Matchsafe, patented 1904; USA; plated brass; 7 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1070

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

You are welcome to use this image in compliance with our terms of use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18493857/ |title="Modern Woodmen of America" Matchsafe, patented 1904 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>