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Bandbox

2001.281.34AB (RS188183)

Description

Circular pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) and handle. Box covered in paper with a diamond foliate medallion and rosette pattern. Block printed in green and red on what appears to be unground paper. The lid rim is block-printed with green spheres on white ground. Evidence of repair to the lid rim and box edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
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
1 3/8 (H), 13 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.34AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272231

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
leaf
vine
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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