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Bandbox

1920.69AB (RS189103)

Description

Rectangular wooden bandbox (A) and pasteboard lid (B). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper with all-over pattern of stylized flowers and large leaves against a background of meandering lines and pin dots. Printed in blue and back on a white ground. Box is lined with plain paper. Rim of lid is covered in a pink and mauve striped wallpaper and has handsewn repairs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20 3/4 x 17 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.69AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. James H. Beal
GUSN
287489

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pin dots
stylized flowers
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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