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Bandbox

1917.287AB (RS188226)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered in paper printed with yellow, blue and pink flowers and bow motifs on pale pink ground (ground color is now considerably faded). Bottom of bandbox is lined with undientified newspaper dated 1836.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836-1845
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
6 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.287AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Isabelle Robinson
GUSN
27444

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
flowers
bows
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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