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Bandbox

2001.281.42A-C (RS190935)

Description

Two wooden bandbox fragments (A) and (B) and lid fragments (C). Fragments are covered with a wallpaper with block-printed large flowers and intertwining blue and yellow lines on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
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
19 x 13.5 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.42A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272243

Wallpaper Details

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

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