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Bandbox

1966.137 (RS189280)

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox without lid. Box is covered with wallpaper with an allover stylized floral and scroll pattern and a geometric border. Block printed in pink (now faded to white) on a blue ground. Interior and bottom of box are lined with newspapers dated 1823, 1824 and 1825.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
10 (H), 10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.137
GUSN
47348

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
scrolls
stylized flowers
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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