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1904

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Matchsafe (USA), after 1904

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated after 1904 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated metal. 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

Overall: 6.1 x 4.8 x 1.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (USA), after 1904; plated metal; Overall: 6.1 x 4.8 x 1.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-6

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