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Bandbox

2001.281.9AB (RS188232)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] covered with a block-printed gray geometric design of slim columns with pointed edges repeating in a fence-like pattern on white ground. Larger green and brown columns on either side of box. Lid rim papered in spiral pattern, pink ground. Interior of box lined with white paper. Underside of box and lid, unpapered. Visible stitching along bottom edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
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 13/16 x 14 1/16 x 12 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.9AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271025

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Column
Spiral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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