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Matchsafe (probably France), ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is straw over cardboard, sandpaper. 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

7.5 x 4.2 x 1.6 cm

It has the following markings

no marks

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (probably France), ca. 1900; straw over cardboard, sandpaper; 7.5 x 4.2 x 1.6 cm; Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-300

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