Match Safe


Rounded rectangular case with side-hinged lid featuring a continuous, naturalistic, repousse frieze of irises against a stippled or textured ground with calm water gently moving below. Strike plate at bottom. Matte silver interior. No marks.

Date Made: early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2147Catalog Number: 60.2147Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: match safe

Physical Description: silverplate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_315730

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