Holder, match; [?]; CT77.42

Name/Title

Holder, match

About this object

Match holder; a black, enamelled container, made to hand on the wall. This has a hinged lid, which is embossed: "Self-Closing. For matches & c. Patented Dec 20 1864. D.M. & Co. New Haven".

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Connecticut, New Haven

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Embossed: "SELF CLOSING / FOR MATCHES & C. / PATENTED DEC 20. 1864. / D. M. & Co. / NEW HAVEN"

Measurements

h 48mm x l 100mm x w 70mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT77.42

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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