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Bandbox

1968.139 (RS189787)

Description

Small oval bandbox without lid. Box is covered with wallpaper with stylized rosettes on a marbleized background. Block printed in ochre, salmon and gold on a beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Date of wallpaper
Inscriptions
"Mary Ann / Robinson / Apr[illegible]" (Handwritten on bottom )
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.139
Credit Line
Gift of Avis and Rockwell Gardiner
GUSN
47537

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rosettes
marble
Period/Style
Marble
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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