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Bandbox

1980.99AB (RS189097)

Description

Large, oval, pasteboard bandbox with attached hat stand. Paper pattern is of a bird on a swinging vine with dots, bouquets and floral swags. Printed in green, pink, white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1835
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
18 1/8 x 24 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.99AB
GUSN
178271
Reference Notes
Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 54.
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.242A-G Relationship Paper with similar pattern - bird on swag with flowers.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bird
floral and foliate swags
dots
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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