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Bandbox

1929.1613AB (RS189274)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B). Bandbox and lid are covered with wallpaper with the "Toast to the Ladies" motif depicting a gentleman sitting betwen two women. Block printed in pink, white and green varnish on gray background. Box and lid are lined with various newspapers dated 1851. Box has string attached for carrying.\n \n Box has separated from its bottom and lid has separated from rim.

Details

Maker
Davis, Hannah (Maker)
Date
1855
Inscriptions
"Warranted Naile / Band Boxes / Manufactured by / Hannah Davis, East Jaffrey, N.H." (Printed label pasted on underside of lid)
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 14 1/8 x 10 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.1613AB
Credit Line
Gift of Newton Mackintosh
GUSN
32972

Wallpaper Details

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

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