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Tinderbox

Tinderbox

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tinderbox
date made
18th century
17th - 18th century
place made
France
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
iron, wrought (box material)
wire, iron (hinge pin material)
flint (flint material)
char cloth (tinder material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
DL.376815
catalog number
376815
accession number
136485
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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