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1915

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1935

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1978

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Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gold. 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

7.8 x 5 x 1.4 cm (3 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed on back"9.9.25."

Cite this object as

Matchsafe; gold; 7.8 x 5 x 1.4 cm (3 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-472

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