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1968.15 (RS189816)

Description

Rectangular wooden box, without lid, lined with newspaper dated 1835-1838. Exterior of box is covered with wallpaper with a large scale stylized foliage pattern. Block printed in blue and tan on a beige ground. Bottom of box also has remnants of a maroon, white and cream paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1838-1850
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/16 x 13 3/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.15
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Roger Bacon
GUSN
47501

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
foliage
Form
Box
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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