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Bandbox

1918.1454AB (RS189242)

Description

Tricorne pasteboard box covered with peacock patterned wallpaper. Scene of a peacock with balustrade and a broken Corinthian column.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 13 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1454AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
176845
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fiag. 11.6, pg. 68-69.
Related Items
Accession number 1967.174 Relationship same pattern
Accession number 1988.64 Relationship on the reverse of this pink pamphlet cover is the same pattern (no1970.496.1 #)
Accession number 1970.496.1 Relationship same pattern
Accession number 1918.1453 Relationship cocked hat that came in box

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
peacock
balustrade
column
ruin
urn
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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