Object number97.13.8 A-E
Round tin box with two covers. (A) top cover has a place in the center to hold a candle. (B) is the inside cover, the handle is unsoldered and the inside may have had a lining of some kind. (C) is the bottom of the box with charred linen and leather? Pieces inside. (D) and (E) are the flint and striker used with charred linen to start fire. The striker is quite worn from use. Flint and striker are inside the box. A used white candle can also be found in the box. Paper tag with it read 'W.L.H. house, Gift Of Miss Ada Crandall'.
Credit LineGift of Ada Crandall
Object Typetinder boxes
Related People & OrganizationsCrandall, Ada (associated)