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Bandbox

2010.21.3AB (RS190271)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Box and lid are covered with block printed wallpaper with a floral stripe of morning glories, roses, and other flowers. Printed in blues, greens, browns, oranges and white on ungrounded paper. Rim of lid is covered in block printed wallpaper. Pattern appears to be a Renaissance Revival pattern. Printed in blue and gray on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Fogg-Rollins House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
9 1/8 x 12 x 9 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.21.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Fogg Rollins Charitable Trust
GUSN
225665

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
morning glories
roses
flowers
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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