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Bandbox

1917.811AB (RS189442)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper has uniform squares of alternating horizontal and vertical thin stripes. Large horizontal band of rosettes bordered by geometric border separate two sections of striped squares.\n Lid has broken into numerous pieces; box is also damaged.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.811AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27614

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rosettes
stripes
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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