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Bandbox

1917.597AB (RS186884)

Description

Bandbox (A) with lid (B). Scene of an unidentified chapel and buildings with trees. Printed in white, pink, dark green and brown on a dark blue ground. Interior lined with 1841 newsprint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1841
newspaper glued to bandbox dated 1841
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 5/8 x 19 5/8 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.597AB
Credit Line
Gift of Julia C. Prendergast
GUSN
179400
Reference Notes
Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 180-181. Lynn, Pg. 298, fig. 13-4, pg. 295.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trees
chapel
buildings
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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