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Match holder

1998.2129AB (RS23318)

Description

Small wooden container for matches; shaped like barrel w/ top and bottom black and middle brown; top black section comes off to create cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Carved on side: ""M"" (?)
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
HOLDER, MATCH
match holders
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3.25 (H), 1.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2129AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17996

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