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2001.281.554.1 (RS190881)

Description

Leather-covered wooden box with hinged and locking lid. Box exterior is decorated with a leather handle, leather strapping, and tacks. The interior is lined with an all-over floral wallpaper block-printed in green. Paper ground color cannot be determined (possibly buff, pale yellow or white).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1835
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
United States
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
6 1/4 x 16 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.554.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287762
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Pattern Tracing Accession number 2001.281.554.2A-C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Tulips
Roses
flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
box lining
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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