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Bandbox

1935.1326AB (RS188924)

Description

Circular pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered in paper. Paper has a striped pattern of a stiff, foliated, floral vine and a worm-like, thin stripe with ovals. Pindots in the background. Printed in white and two blues on a white ground. On the lid band is a border with green leaves and stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
1837 newspaper lining
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
10 1/4 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1326AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John McGann
GUSN
179039

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stipes
floral vine
ovals
pindots
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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