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2001.281.547 (RS190891)

Description

Square tea box covered with fragments of wallpaper. Leather hinges and loop closure indicate the box once had a lid, now missing. The wallpaper covering the box is roller-printed with a white geometric or trellis pattern and metallic gold sprigs on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Based on wallpaper.
Material
leather
metal
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
leather
metal
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.547
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287710

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Sprigs
Geometric Pattern
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
Box covering
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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