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Hanging matchbox

1998.1331 (RS23582)

Description

Hanging matchbox w/ carved ivy leaf decoration on top, box in middle w/ wave deecoration. Bottom covered w/ brown sandpaper for striking.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
pine (wood)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
MATCHBOX
matchboxes
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
Dimensions
5.25 x 4 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1331
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18684

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