Match safe

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-24769

Description

Cartouche form w/ crowning fleur de lis and hole pierced in top for hanging. Carved basket weave motif overall. Center has small box w/ cartouche. Sandpaper oval strike plate below. Marked on back "Papa Coleman" (sic).

Details

Descriptive Terms

match safes
accessories
wood (plant material)
SAFE, MATCH

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.25 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.111