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Bandbox

1919.395AB (RS189104)

Description

Large round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper has repeating pattern of thin horizontal background stripes and pindots arranged in a geometric pattern. Paper also has framed vignettes depicting a rural countryside with deer. Block printed in green and browns on a cream ground. Bottom of box has paper reinforcing the bottom edge with a neoclassical ornament printed in greens.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
18 (H), 28 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.395AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
287488

Wallpaper Details

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

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