Friction Matches

Friction Matches

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Object Name
matches
Other Terms
Matches, Package of; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
19th century
Physical Description
phosphorus (match heads material)
potassium chlorate (match heads material)
aspen or pine (matchsticks material)
paper, wove (box and cover material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 3.81 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1977.0804.02
accession number
1977.0804
catalog number
1977.0804.02
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert R. Collins
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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