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Bandbox

1923.353AB (RS189261)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has stripes of stylized flowers and leaves separated by stripes of oval lozenges. Block printed in blue, white and pink on gray ground. \n \n Bottom of box is covered with newspaper dated 1826. Bottom rim of box is repaired with strip of newspaper.\n Lid has separated from its rim and is patched with fragments of a later blue and green paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 13 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.353AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
29898

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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