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Matchbox

Description

Pressed tin hanging match container. Shield shaped back w/ hole in top for hanging. Decorated around border and on box section w/ scrollwork.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
pressing
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
MATCHBOX
matchboxes
Pressed
pressing
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3.75 x 3 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1964
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17823

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