Tinder Box and Steel

Unidentified Ainu maker

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late 19th century

Wood, steel, and string

Overall: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)

Overall: 4 3/16 in. (10.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873

99.1.4065

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Household Accessory

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

"Purchased directly from an Ainu or through the agency of a trustworthy Christian Japanese" by Reverend James Horace Pettee, (1851-1920), Class of 1873, Congregational Missionary in Japan between 1876-1899; given to present collection, 1899.

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