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Bandbox

1928.780AB (RS189217)

Description

Oval bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has a repeating geometric pattern of stylized quatrefoils inside diamond-shaped lozenges. Block printed in blue, brown and pink on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 14 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.780AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. P. Lord
GUSN
32281

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
lozenges
quatrefoils
Period/Style
geometric
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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