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Bandbox

1980.100AB (RS189073)

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has large-scale framed vignettes of neoclassical urns and swags. Paper is badly faded but may have originally been printed in browns and white on a gray ground. Lid is damaged

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Inscriptions
"M Welles" (Handwritten on bottom)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
19 1/2 (H), 15 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.100AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
287490

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
urns
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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