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Bandbox

1930.898AB (RS189798)

Description

Small oval bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper on box has a feathered fancy painting motif printed in blues and reds on olive ground. Lid has rectangular piece of same paper on top of lid. Top of lid also has a marbleized paper in green and cream. Rim of lid is covered with a block printed paper with red and blue floral motifs on a green ground. Lid and box are lined with newspaper dated 1862.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.898AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss E. W. E. Holland
GUSN
33489

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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