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Bandbox

2001.281.41 (RS187612)

Description

Wooden bandbox. Box is covered with a block-printed floral pattern in white, green and pink on blue ground. Underside of box is covered with newspaper. Bottom sewn to box edges with string. Box contains fragments of another wooden bandbox and a lid rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Location of origin
United States
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
14.5 x 20.5 x 16.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.41
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272242

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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