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Bandbox

1923.352 (RS189275)

Description

Circular, pasteboard bandbox covered in wallpaper. Paper displays a sculptural diaper pattern with leaf medallions or fleurions in each losenge. The lines are embellished with circles and two diamonds appearing to be in relief. Block printed in orange and white on a beige ground. There is a border around the rim with flowers. Blockprinted in white, green and black on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Dimensions
6 1/8 (H), 11 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.352
GUSN
178404

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diaper pattern
circles
diamonds
leaf medallion
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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