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Bandbox

2001.281.6AB (RS188261)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] covered with light blue paper, no design. Lined with white paper. Lid [B] covered with block-printed wallpaper with a design of oak leaves and branches, flowers and a thorn pattern on tan ground, light blue paper underneath. Lid lined with newspaper dated January 1850. String handle on one side of box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Newpaper lining lid dated January 1850.
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)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 9/16 x 13 15/16 x 12 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.6AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
270974
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Oak Leaves
Flowers
Thorns
Design Technique
Polished
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Design Technique
Polished

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