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Bandbox

1930.1679AB (RS188184)

Description

Large, oval, pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Paper depicts a scene of birds perched on thick tree branches with flowers and butterflies. Block printed in two pinks, white and green on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
10 5/8 x 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.1679AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ethel C. Brown
GUSN
179419

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
parrots
butterflies
trees
flowers
stars
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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