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Matchsafe In The Form Of A Boot (USA), ca. 1910

This is a Matchsafe in the form of a boot. It is dated ca. 1910 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is molded vulcanite. 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

H x W x D: 7.3 × 4.5 × 1.8 cm (2 7/8 × 1 3/4 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

No marks

It is inscribed

Compliments of Hood Rubber Company, Boston, U.S.A.

Cite this object as

Matchsafe In The Form Of A Boot (USA), ca. 1910; molded vulcanite; H x W x D: 7.3 × 4.5 × 1.8 cm (2 7/8 × 1 3/4 × 11/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-596-a/j

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