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Bandbox

1929.1637AB (RS186888)

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with paper featuring all-over arabesque-type motifs in rust, blue and green on a beige ground. Interior of bandbox is lined with unidentified newspaper dated 1847. Interior of lid is lined with "Youth's Penny Gazette" dated August 14, 1850.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.1637AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Chester H. Arnold
GUSN
32982

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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