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Bandbox

1923.748AB (RS189111)

Description

Oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper has a floral pattern with meandering, foliate vines. Printed in two pinks, white and varnish on a yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
newspaper lining dated 1854
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
16 3/4 x 19 5/8 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.748AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie
GUSN
179402
Reference Notes
Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum"

Wallpaper Details

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

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