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Bandbox

1923.578AB (RS189096)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) coverd in wallpaper. Paper has block printed foliage pattern originally in blues, browns and greens on a gray ground. Lined with newspaper dated 1848.

Details

Maker
Davis, Hannah
Date
1848-1855
Inscriptions
"Warranted / Nailed / Band-Boxes, / Made by / Hannah Davis, / Jaffrey, N.H." (Printed label taped on underside of lid.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 x 19 1/2 x 15 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.578AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
29997

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
foliage
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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