Pocket Candle and Match Safe

Pocket Candle and Match Safe

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Object Name
match safe
holder, candle
Other Terms
Lighter; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
ca 1890
place made
place used
United States: California, San Rafael
Physical Description
nickel plate (overall material)
wax (candle material)
cotton (candle wick material)
overall: 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.4775 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Louise A. Boyd
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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