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Description

Row of matches cut part way for easy use 23 in each and wrapped in paper. They are dipped in yellow and brown substance to form the matches.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Dipped
Match
matches (fire-making equipment)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.502
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10614

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