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Bandbox

1965.74 (RS189174)

Description

Very small, trunk-like, wooden box covered in paper with a pattern of borders. Vertical borders have a circle and star/flower design. Printed in black and white on a pink ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
2 x 4 7/8 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.74
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Frances Phipps
GUSN
179420
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 11.6, pg. 69.
Related Items
Accession number 1967.174B Relationship same pattern, Jackson House, Plymouth, MA
Accession number 1970.496.1 Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
circles
vertical lines
star
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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