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1972.124 (RS189177)

Description

Small, wooden box with hinged lid. Covered in geometric patterned paper. Three-dimensional diamond shapes or parallelapipedon, foliate medallions in each. Blockprinted in white and black on a red ground. Inside is lined with blockprinted, floral paper on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1811-1817
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Container
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
wallpapers
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 8 x 4 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.124
Credit Line
Gift of Rockwell Gardiner
GUSN
178926
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 19.3, pg. 88.
Related Items
Accession number 1965.1.2 Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamond parallelopipedon
foliate medallions
vertical stripes
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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