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Bandbox

1923.746AB (RS189807)

Description

Oval wooden band box with lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with wallpaper featuring an allover floral and vine deisgn in pinks and greens on a beige ground. Bottom of box and interior of box and lid are lined with newspaper; the newsaper in lid is the Watchman and Reflector of Bsoton dated July 15, 1852.

Details

Maker
Davis, Hannah
Date
1852-1855
Inscriptions
"Warranted Nailed / Band Boxes, / Manufactured By / Hannah Davis, / Wast Jaffrey, N. H." (Printed label)
Location of origin
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Jaffrey (Cheshire county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12 x 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.746AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie
GUSN
30088

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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