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Bandbox

2001.281.16AB (RS187618)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] is covered in a block-printed wallpaper with a rose basket and drapery swag pattern on light blue ground. The lid [B], which may not be original to the box, is covered in wallpaper depicting a shepardess. Box interior is lined with white paper. Stitching is visible on the lid and underside of the box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"M" (Letter "M" is circled)
"A.D.B." (handwritten)
"From Miss Allison Howell / Sunthold, LJ.N.4" (handwritten)
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 3/4 x 16 3/4 x 12 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.16AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271079
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Basket
Drapery
Shepardess
Animals
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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