Skip to content

Search Collections

Bandbox

Description

A wooden oval band box covered with block printed wallpaper of pink and white flowers with green leaves on a blue ground. Lined with scrap paper, some with arithmetic exercises in ink, and newspaper scrap dated Jan.8, 1839. The inner bottom of the box is also filled with mathematic figures.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Davis, Hannah (Maker)
Date
1835-1840
Inscriptions
An inscription in ink on the underside of the lid is: M.L. Goodrow. In ink and pencil on notes in the box reads: over 130 yrs old/Home made/Loaned by/Minnie Goodrow. (In NFL's hand) newspapers/Concord/Keene/West Winchester/1839.
Location of origin
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
pine (wood)
spruce (wood)
wallpapers
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Bentwood
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly bentwood
Spruce
spruce (wood)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.470A
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2446
Related Items
Title Doll Accession number 1991.471 Notes 1991.471 DOLL Relationship Bought toget

Comments