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Bandbox

1928.778AB (RS188934)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper with large scale floral trail of stylized flowers and leaves. Block printed in aqua and orange on beige ground. Rim of box and lid hae been repaired with plaper with a gray pattern on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
"Mrs. L. Patterson / Kennebunk Port" (Handwritten on underside of lid)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
11 7/8 x 18 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.778AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. P. Lord
GUSN
32279

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
leaves
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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