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Wax Taper Matches

Wax Taper Matches

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Object Name
Object Type
date made
Associated Date
place made
Mexico: San Luis Potosí
place collected
Mexico: Coahuila, Saltillo
Physical Description
red phosphorus (matchstick heads material)
wax (matchsticks material)
cotton (matchsticks material)
paper (box material)
ink (box material)
overall: 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 4.7625 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Edward Palmer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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