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Bandbox

1929.960AB (RS189277)

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (b). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper in a Gothic Revival pattern with Gothic arches overlaid with sprays of roses and scrolling foliage. Block printed in pinks, greens, orange, grays and blue. Bottom of box has newspaper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"Mrs. H. E. Johns on / Cap Box" (Handwritten on underside of lid)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wallpapers
Dimensions
5 5/8 (H), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.960AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. W. W. Morong
GUSN
32794

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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