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Match Safe

Description

Red tole match safe, wall hanging style with scallop cut back plate. Gold decoration in floral motif on front and sunburst design at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1874
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
pressing
white metal
Object type
Household Accessories; Storage & Display Accessories
Descriptive terms
match safes
paint (coating)
Pressed
pressing
Safe, Match
Unidentified Metal
white metal
Dimensions
6.375 x 2.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1698
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61109

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