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Bandbox

2001.281.2AB (RS187624)

Description

Bandbox with lid and cord handle; Bandbox [A] block printed wallpaper depicting bird hunting scene with men on horseback and hunting dogs. Block-printed in pink, white, red and glazed green on blue ground. Lid [B]: block printed wallpaper depicting sailing scene with mountains in the background on blue ground. Block printed floral motif paper frames lid. Lid was made for bandbox.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Al Fresco Lunch/1830"
"M" (Circled "M" )
"M" (Circled "M")
"13" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cord (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
cord (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 11/16 x 16 11/16 x 16 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
270860
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.3AB Notes Bandbox 2001.281.2AB contains bandboxes 2001.281.3AB and 2001.281.4AB.
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.4AB Notes Bandbox 2001.281.2AB contains bandboxes 2001.281.3AB and 2001.281.4AB.
Title Bandbox paper Accession number 2001.281.575

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Scenic
Floral
animals
people
hunting
sailing
mountains
landscape
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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