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Bandbox

1923.211AB (RS189240)

Description

Square, pasteboard bandbox. Landscape figure paper with scene of mother and child in a garden. Son is in a chair with wheels (from a chariot) and mother pulls him along. Block printed in red, varnish green and white on a yellow ground. Strip of Renaissance Revival paper on each side. Border on lid features flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 7/8 x 13 5/8 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.211AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
178252

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trees
woman
boy
seat with wheel
sprig
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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