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Bandbox paper

2001.281.116E (RS194584)

Description

Unused length of bandbox paper. The paper is printed with a scene of men working around a horse drawn wagon in a landscape with trees and brush. Three dogs accompany the men. The paper is block-printed in pink, dark pink, white and green varnish on cobalt blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"G55 / Hatbox paper - / Hatbox paper / found in attic in Providence, R. I. / Hatbox paper / Providence, R. I." (All text in pencil, except last two lines in ballpoint pen. )
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 37 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.116E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288333
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.2AB Relationship Bandbox with similar paper, slightly different pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape
Carriage
Horses
Dogs
men
Design Technique
Varnished
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Theme
Bandbox Paper
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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