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Daniel Boone Matchsafe, ca. 1890

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is patinated 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

7.2 x 4.1 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Daniel Boone Matchsafe, ca. 1890; USA; patinated brass; 7.2 x 4.1 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-267

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