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Bandbox

1980.96AB (RS187603)

Description

Large, oval bandbox (A) with lid. (B) Renaissance/Rococo Revival pattern with scrolling foliage openwork, shell motif, swags and strapwork. Printed in green, white and brown on a grey ground. Paper underneath with stylized flowers printed in green, blue on a white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
newspaper on bottom dated 1849
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 7/8 x 20 3/4 x 16 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.96AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178413

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
openwork
scrolling foliage
diamonds
arabesques
strapwork
Period/Style
Ren/Rococo Revival
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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