Match Safe

Match Safe

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Description
Rounded rectangular case with side-hinged lid featuring a continuous, naturalistic, repousse frieze of irises against a stippled or textured ground with calm water gently moving below. Strike plate at bottom. Matte silver interior. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
date made
early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
silverplate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2147
catalog number
60.2147
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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