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Bandbox

1918.799AB (RS188285)

Description

Square, pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper pattern is very architectural. Appears to be a detailed pattern of a building with arches, column, capitals, windows. Appears to be Renaissance Revival in style. Printed in orange, dark gray, gray on a white, satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
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
6 3/8 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.799AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Robert Vose
GUSN
179424

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arches
strapwork
windows
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Design Technique
Polished

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