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Bandbox

2001.281.15AB (RS187613)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with partial lid. Box [A] is covered with a block-printed wallpaper depicting a dog chasing a hare. Animals are in white with multihued trees in the background on a green ground. Interior and base of box lined with white paper. Lid [B] is missing rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
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
11 1/2 x 17 3/16 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.15AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271059

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Animals
Hunting
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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