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Bandbox

1966.138 (RS189773)

Description

Rectangular pasteboard box without a lid. Covered in a French, striped paper. Alternating green and white stripes are embellished with stylized leaf motifs printed in grey and dark green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
People and organizations
Abel Hersey
Dimensions
9 x 12 x 7 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.138
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177725
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 126-128, fig. 28.6.
Related Items
Accession number 1911.111 Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stripes
scroll
stylized foliage
palmette
oak leaves
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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