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Bandbox

2001.281.7AB (RS188245)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] are covered with a block-printed white ground paper with repeating silver diamond geometric pattern with silver and green leaves and brown flowers. The rim of the lid is covered with a floral designed paper. The interior of the box is lined with white paper. The underside of the box and lid are unpapered.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
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
7 x 10 7/8 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.7AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
270978
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Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.5AB Notes Bandbox 2001.281.7AB is contained inside bandbox 2001.281.6AB. Both boxes are contained inside bandbox 2001.5AB.


Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.6AB Notes Bandbox 2001.281.7AB is contained inside bandbox 2001.281.6AB. Both boxes are contained inside bandbox 2001.5AB.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Leaves
Floral
Design Technique
Polished
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Design Technique
Polished

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