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Bandbox

1932.2040AB (RS188938)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has large scale exotic floral pattern. Block printed in two pinks, varnished green, and white on yellow ground. Newspaper covering on bottom is dated 1831.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1831-1840
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
13 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 15 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2040AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Peter J. Bonney
GUSN
35153

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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