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Bandbox

1918.2AB (RS186886)

Description

The bandbox (A) , with lid (B), depicts the winner of a team chariot race. Since women were not able to participate nor attend the Olympic Games in Greece, they formed their own called the Heraea Games, after Hera, Queen of the gods. Printed in white, grey, brown and black on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Inscriptions
"Article Band Box No 532/ From the Estate of Maria A. Revere/ John [?]/Robert Rogers/} Executors/ Miss Maria Revere was a niece of Paul Revere"
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
11 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.2AB
GUSN
179406
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 1934.352AB Notes Same paper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
laurel wreath
chariot
trees
female victor
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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