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Female Golfer Matchsafe, ca. 1895

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. 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 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. )

It has the following markings

STERLING stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Female Golfer Matchsafe, ca. 1895; USA; silver; 7 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-722

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