This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is celluloid, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
Overall: 5.8 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Matchsafe (USA); Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); celluloid, metal; Overall: 5.8 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-30