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Aluminum with Glass Beads Matchsafe, ca. 1898

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1898 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is aluminum, turquoise glass beads. 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

6.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Aluminum with Glass Beads Matchsafe, ca. 1898; USA; aluminum, turquoise glass beads; 6.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-842

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