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Bandbox

2001.281.3AB (RS188289)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox with lid. Bandbox [a]: wallpapered with block printed floral paper on cream ground. Lid [b]: wallpapered with block-printed floral paper on cream ground. Same paper on box and lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
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)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 x 11 15/16 x 8 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
270956
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.2AB Notes Bandboxes 2001.281.2AB contains bandboxes 2001.281.3AB and 2001.281.4AB.
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.4AB Notes Bandboxes 2001.281.2AB contains bandboxes 2001.281.3AB and 2001.281.4AB.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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