Object photography

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Object description

  • DinĂ© (Navajo) artist
  • Box, 19th century
  • Silver
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 2 1/2 in, W: 1 1/4 in (H: 6.3 cm, W: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Harry L. Damon, 1965
  • E23927


This is a tinder box with cover made out of silver. The cover is attached to the box by a short length of chain. Floral decorations etched on each side of the box.