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Bandbox

1932.926 (RS189183)

Description

Oval bandbox covered with block printed paper. Paper has pink and green rosebuds on green and white "moire" effect ground. Missing lid. Interior of bandbox is lined with plain off-white paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Very Very Old / Bandbox / 3 generations old" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 8 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.926
Credit Line
Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter
GUSN
35050

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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