Matchbox

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17837

Description

Pressed tin hanging match box w/ cut decoration. 2 oval containers w/ fitted backdrop. Hole in top of back for hanging. Shell decoration at bottom of containers. Center banding w/ striking strip.

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

5 x 4.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1978