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Bandbox

1918.1087 (RS188192)

Description

Oval bandbox without lid. Bandbox is covered with paper depicting parrots on palm tree branches. Motifs are green, blue and brown on blue ground. Interior of box is lined with plain beige paper. Bottom of box is separating from sides; evidence of earlier handsewn repairs to bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1845
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 16 5/8 x 12 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1087
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. A. Stainforth
GUSN
28348

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
birds
palm trees
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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