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Bandbox Lid

2001.281.43 (RS190956)

Description

Bandbox lid. Paper covering lid appears to be made specifically for a bandbox. Pattern of a people and dog enclosed in a curtained setting. Block-printed in pink, green and white on blue ground. A paper of another design covers the lid rim: intertwined cords block-printed in pink, white and green on ungrounded paper. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
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)
lids
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 x 12.5 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.43
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272245
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.16AB Relationship 2001.281.43 may be the original lid to box 2001.281.16A.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Drapery
Figure
Floral
dog
vignette
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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