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Bandbox

1929.979 (RS190950)

Description

Sidewall of a bandbox, lacking bottom and lid. Covered in an irise wallpaper with repeating pattern of square lozenges on point containing stylized floral motifs. Lozenges are separated by stylized foliage. Block printed in red, orange and yellow on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Old wall-paper from Greeley House / Falmouth Fareside / Maine" (inside )
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Accession Number
1929.979
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H. E. Johnson
GUSN
32804

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Design Technique
Irise
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Design Technique
Irise

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