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Bandbox

2001.281.13AB (RS188275)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] covered with a roller-printed pink, green and white rose vine pattern on ungrounded wallpaper. Box is lined with Portland, Maine, newspaper dated December 1857.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 12 x 9 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.13AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271051

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Rose
Floral
Rose vines
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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