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Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. We acquired it in 1980. 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

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe; Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-917

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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