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Bandbox

1930.709.1AB (RS189048)

Description

Large, round pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper displays a large-scale, diaper pattern made of dots, flowers, stylized vines. In the center of each losenge are stylized medallions made of oak leaves, dots and scrolls. Printed in two blues and yellow on unground paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
16 (H), 22 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.709.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John A. Jeffries
GUSN
179395

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
medallions
dots
leaves
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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