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2001.281.20AB (RS184239)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] is covered with a block-printed wallpaper depicting two lively squirrels on light blue ground. Lid [B] is covered with wallpaper depicting an urban street scene with tall buildings, stores, and men with horse and carriage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"M" (Letter is circled.)
"M" (Letter is circled)
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
12 13/16 x 18 1/8 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.20AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271089
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Squirrels
Animals
Street Scene
People
Horse and Carriage
Urban
City
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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