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2001.281.546 (RS190335)

Description

Small wooden box with dome lid attached with leather hinges. The box is covered in fragments of wallpaper with a masonry and ashlars or coffer pattern block-printed in browns that were once likely green, tans and creams on a cream ground. Box interior lined with plain paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Box
boxes (containers)
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 x 11 x 6 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.546
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287709

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
masonry blocks
ashlar
coffers
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
box covering
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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