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Bandbox

1918.912AB (RS189260)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has a striped background with floral sprays on fields of pin dots. A horizontal rococo band also contains floral sprays. Block printed in green, brown and white on a blue ground. Bottom rim of box has plain brown paper partially covering blue wallpaper. Plain brown paper is also on bottom of box and interior bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.912AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edward A. Huebener
GUSN
28283

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pin dots
floral sprays
stripes
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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