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1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Wood Mosaic Matchsafe, 1900–1920

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1900–1920 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is stained wood, sandpaper. 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

6 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Wood Mosaic Matchsafe, 1900–1920; England; stained wood, sandpaper; 6 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-299

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