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Bandbox

1928.781AB (RS189092)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Paper had large-scale all over stylized floral motifs printed in brown on beige ground. Interior of box and lid are lined with plain paper. Lid has long crack.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
"56" (Stenciled on bottom of box)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 18 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.781AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. P. Lord
GUSN
32282

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
stylized floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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