Match Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-258984

Description

Match box is rectangular with a hinged lid and a serpentine front edge. The top of the box is inlaid with rose mother-of-pearl and there is a slanted match strike that protrudes from the lower front edge of the box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
mother of pearl
Matchbox

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

441.1981

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.645