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Bandbox

1918.833AB (RS189109)

Description

Wooden, oval bandbox. Paper pattern of an eagle perched on a festoon of leaves. Above the eagle is a horizontal band or border of acanthus leaves with a boss or ring from which the festoon hangs. Printed in two oranges, beige, brown, grey and two greens on a light grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 20 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.833AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edwin Farnham Greene
GUSN
179405

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
eagle
swags
pinstripes
bosses
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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