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Match Box

Description

Match box is rectangular with a hinged lid and a serpentine front edge. The top of the box is inlaid with rose mother-of-pearl and there is a slanted match strike that protrudes from the lower front edge of the box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
mother of pearl
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Matchbox
mother of pearl
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.645
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
258984

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