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Bandbox

1967.27AB (RS189800)

Description

Long oval bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered with two layers of wallpaper. The bottom layer appears to be a Renaissance Revival pattern which is roller printed in green, white and red on a gray ground. The top layer of wallpaper has a Gothic Revival pattern of repeting quatrefoils roller printed in green and red on a beige ground. Box and lid are lined with newspaper dated 1852. Lid has handstitched repairs along rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1852-1860
Inscriptions
"X 3613 / 4 --" (handwritten on white adhesive label on inside of lid)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
3 5/8 x 12 1/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.27AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Edgell
GUSN
47421

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Gothic Revival
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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