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1910

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1980

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Elk Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, leather. 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

6.7 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Elk Matchsafe, ca. 1900; USA; plated metal, leather; 6.7 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1124

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