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Bandbox

1936.532AB (RS188155)

Description

Oblong, pasteboard bandbox (A) or bonnet box with lid (B) covered in Landscape figure paper. Scene depicts a woman on her knees milking a goat and a boy feeding a sheep. They are framed by trees and stripes of pindots, stylized vines, overlapping circles and diaper pattern. On the lid is a scene of a cottage on the water. Printed in three browns and white on a taupe ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
1835 note inside and newspaper on bottom
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 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.532AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. G. C. Beach
GUSN
179421

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
sheep
goat
boy
woman
cottage
trees
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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