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Bandbox

1991.469 (RS21514)

Description

A wooden oval bandbox covered with block printed floral wallpaper, pink and white flowers with green leaves on a blue ground. Lined with wallpaper dating to 1845.

Details

Maker
Davis, Hannah (Maker)
Date
dated 1845
Inscriptions
On a paper label on the underside of the lid is: Warranted Nailed Band Boxes. Manufactured by Hannah Davis, East Jaffery, NH.
Location of origin
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
spruce (wood)
wallpapers
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Pine
pine (wood)
Spruce
spruce (wood)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
5.75 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.469
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2445

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