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Bandbox

2001.281.1AB (RS186918)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox with lid, covered in wallpaper. Bandbox [a] wallpaper designs include: castle with mountain, trees, livestock scenery and landscape on blue ground. Lid [b]: paper designs include floral motif, light blue ground color. The wallpaper is block-printed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Danvers" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 15 3/16 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
269270

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Scenic
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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