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Bandbox

1931.1136AB (RS188190)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper depicts large, thick, scrolled leaves with floral vine meandering around them. There are also bouquets shaded by pindots. Blockprinted in two greens, purples, two blues, grey and ochre on a white, satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
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
12 3/4 x 17 3/8 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1136AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Samuel B. Dean
GUSN
179399
Reference Notes
Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 162.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pindots
vines
flowers
foliage
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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