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Bandbox

1918.1089 (RS188281)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox without lid and covered in diaper patterned paper with alternating between sprigs and interlaced medallion inside each lozenge. Printed in red and blue on an ungrounded paper. At the base of the box is a narrow stripe of another diaper patterned paper in white, gray and green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
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
8 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1089
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. A. Stainforth
GUSN
179418

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diaper pattern
sprigs
medallions
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 5/8, repeat width 9 (inches)

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