Matchbox

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17823

Description

Pressed tin hanging match container. Shield shaped back w/ hole in top for hanging. Decorated around border and on box section w/ scrollwork.

Details

Descriptive Terms

matchboxes
pressing
tin (metal)
Tin
Pressed
MATCHBOX

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

3.75 x 3 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1964