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Bandbox

1931.1135 (RS189114)

Description

Large, oval pasteboard bandbox (no lid). Paper pattern consists of round medallions made up of flowers (including carnations) and leaves. Each medallion is framed by stylized vines and pindots. Blockprinted in green, varnish green, pink , white on an ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
newspaper lining dated 1830
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
18 1/8 x 22 1/2 x 14 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1135
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Samuel B. Dean
GUSN
179398

Wallpaper Details

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

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