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Bandbox

1928.782AB (RS190273)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered in wallpaper with a foliage stripe pattern. Stripes are separated by a moire design and small v-shaped motifs. Roller printed in green, brown and white on beige ground. Interior of box is lined with plain off-white paper. Lid has an rectangular piece of paper of top that may have been a label. Lid rim has hand-stitched repairs on both ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
9 x 13 7/8 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.782AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. P. Lord
GUSN
32283

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
foliage
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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