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Bandbox

1935.1145AB (RS189086)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox. Paper depicts a large-scale foliate and floral pattern with a border with small flowers in red and black and a stylized, horizontal vine in green. Block-printed in varnish green, white, pink and blue on a light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1145AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
179393
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 1921.110 Relationship Same size bandbox with same wallpaper.

Wallpaper Details

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

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