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Bandbox

1940.410 (RS189113)

Description

Tall, cyliindrical pasteboard bandbox or muff box. Covered with an uncut piece of top and bottom borders - the top being wider than the bottom. The background is a stylized, neoclassical pattern of sprigs and palmettes on top is flocked, scrolling foliage and flocked bands of foliage and medallions at the top and bottom. Block printed in aqua with blue flock overpainted with aqua, dark blue and black on a light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Location of origin
France
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
17 3/4 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.410
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth A. Huebener
GUSN
176658
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 133-134, fig. 30-3.
Related Items
Accession number 1971.187.3 Relationship same pattern, made in USA
Accession number 1922.391 Relationship simialr pattern, made in USA

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
scrolling foliage
stripes
palmettes
sprigs
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 1/2, print width 19 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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