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Bandbox

2001.281.18AB (RS190331)

Description

Square cardboard bandbox with lid. Twentieth century box [A] and lid [B] covered with nineteenth century block-printed wallpaper depicting an outdoor dance scene in black and white and repeating diaper pattern in green on tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
Inscriptions
"Basement" (handwritten)
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)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 7/8 x 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.18AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271083
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Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.24AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diaper
Dance
Dancing
Music
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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