Matches

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-10614

Description

Row of matches cut part way for easy use 23 in each and wrapped in paper. They are dipped in yellow and brown substance to form the matches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

matches (fire-making equipment)
wood (plant material)
matches (fire-making equipment)
Wood
Dipped
Match

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.502