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Bandbox

1934.2948.1 (RS189262)

Description

Rectangular pasteboard bandbox with rounded corners without lid. Box is covered in a paper with large stylized scrolling foliage on a background of repeating abstract trefoil-like motifs. Block printed in gray and blue on a cream ground. Box has a broken fabric cord attached to to long sides for carrying. Bottom of box is covered in a cream moire fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
"E. P. Fowler / Danversport" (Handwritten on bottom of box)
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
Dimensions
5 5/8 x 9 1/8 x 7 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2948.1
GUSN
287631

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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