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Bandbox

1931.66.5AB (RS189282)

Description

Long, oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Papered with an allover foliate pattern with black pindot stems. On lid is also allover, small, stylized leaves palmette in form and outlines in small pindots, connected to each other by thin stems. Printed in black, white, and green on a green ground. Bottom paper is marbelized and is blue, red and ivory.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
pasteboard (paper)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
pasteboard (paper)
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.66.5AB
Credit Line
Estate of William B. de las Casas
GUSN
178606

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
pindots
foliate
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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