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Bandbox

1923.744AB (RS189728)

Description

Small, oval, wooden bandbox (A) with lid (B). Covered in paper with peony sprigs and stylized, scrolling foliage. Printed in dark green and varnish green, two pinks, and white on a yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 10 x 7 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.744AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie
GUSN
179401

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
scrolling foliage
sprigs
Form
Original
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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