Match Safe

Match Safe

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Description
Scroll-bordered rectangular case with side-hinged lid featuring identical, symmetrical, repousse scrollwork around a flat center space on front and back. Strike plate at bottom. Collar front and back are struck at center "STERLING" in raised sans serif letters. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in;.9525 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2134
catalog number
60.2134
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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