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Bandbox Paper

2001.281.116A-D (RS185288)

Description

Four fragments of unused bandbox paper from Providence, Rhode Island. Paper depicts a men working around a horse drawn wagon with their dogs. Block-printed in white, pink, dark and light green, and green varnish on blue ground.\n

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Hat box paper / Found in attic in / Providence, RI" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Attic.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.116A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273366
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Title Bandbox Paper Accession number 2001.281.115 Relationship Same pattern and colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
wagon
figure
men
dogs
horses
landscape
Design Technique
Varnished
Form
unused
State
Original
Theme
Transportation
Paper Type
Machine Made
Design Technique
Varnished

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