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The White House, Washington, D.C. Matchsafe, 1900–10

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1900–10 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. 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

3.7 x 6.8 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

The White House, Washington, D.C. Matchsafe, 1900–10; USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 3.7 x 6.8 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-640

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