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Matchbox
Description Brass matchbox with a hinged top and ornamented with four embossed brass medallions in floral designs. The matchbox was reportedly purchased by the donor, a Minneapolis man, from one of Chief Sitting Bull's wives in Mandan, North Dakota, circa 1888-89.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches height
1 1/4 inches width
3/8 inches depth
Nomenclature Matchbox
Subjects Owned/used by: Bryant, David K.
Sitting Bull, Chief
Used in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians
Household. Containers. Match Containers
Dates Creation: Approximately 1850
Use: Not earlier than 1888 - Not later than 1889
purchased
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.154.10