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Bandbox

2001.281.32 (RS187630)

Description

Wooden bandbox missing lid. Block-printed gothic arches and windows in gray with large flower clusters and foliage bordering windows on white ground. Inside lined with newspaper from Newburyport, MA, 1947. Evidence of attempted repair to bottom of box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.32
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272229

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
architectural
arches
gothic
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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