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Matchsafe (USA), 20th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is metal, imitation leather. 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.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.5 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (USA), 20th century; metal, imitation leather; Overall: 6.5 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-21

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