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Bandbox

1923.577AB (RS186923)

Description

Oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Dense pattern featuring bright colored flowers on a background of amoeba-like bushes. Blockprinted in olive green, three pinks, black, chartreuse, and yellow on blue ground.

Details

Maker
John C. & Charles Cook (Manufacturer)
Date
1831-1836
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 7/8 x 18 7/8 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.577AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
176860
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 149, fig. 36.3.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
bushes
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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