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Bandbox

1938.1204AB (RS188276)

Description

Thin, oval, pasteboard bandbox. Paper has a geometric pattern with dots creating a diaper pattern and stylized, scrolling foliage. Printed in white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1825
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1204AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George Warren Towne
GUSN
179425

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
dots
pindots
scrolling foliage
diaper pattern
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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