Match safe

Object Number: 
2002.1.4638
Date: 
1905-1915
Medium: 
Celluloid
Dimensions: 
2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.
Description: 
A dark cocoa brown pocket match safe with a corrugated striker bar on the bottom. The celluloid is engraved with vine-like designs forming an elaborate frame around the words "Brownell/ Car Co./ St. Louis/ Where Will You Find A Match". The reverse is engraved with a shield.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group