Match Safe

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1850-1874

GUSN

GUSN-61109

Description

Red tole match safe, wall hanging style with scallop cut back plate. Gold decoration in floral motif on front and sunburst design at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

match safes
pressing
white metal
paint (coating)
Safe, Match
Unidentified Metal
Pressed
Safe, Match

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.375 x 2.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1698