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Bandbox

2001.281.10AB (RS184238)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] are covered with a block-printed yellow floral and vine diamond shaped design with red floral bouquet or medallion in the center of each diamond, blue ground. Interior of the box and lid are lined with white paper. Lid rim is covered with a repeating yellow, black, red striped paper on blue ground. Visible stitching along the bottom edges and a string handle on one side of the box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
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
13 x 17 1/8 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.10AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271029

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Medallion
Stripes
Floral
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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