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Bandbox

1922.346AB (RS188251)

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with paper printed with Persian-style geometric motifs. Printed in blues, white and browns on beige ground. interior of bandbox is lined with plain beige paper. Rim of lid is reinforced with strip of paper with green, rust and gold stylized motifs on beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"Gift of W S. Appleton / 1 May 1922" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
8 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.346AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
29478

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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