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Bandbox

Description

Small, oval, wooden sewing box (A) with pin cushion lid (B). Box is covered with a border paper with flowers, circles and stylized foliage. Blockprinted in two greens, two browns and orange on beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
France
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.120.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Christopher Ohrstrom
GUSN
179319

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
circles
stylized foliage
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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