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Bandbox

1970.80AB (RS189182)

Description

Wooden bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered in paper with blue, yellow, pink and red motifs on blue and pink ground. Bandbox and lid are lined with newspaper fragments from the Nashua Gazette and Hillsborough Advertiser. The bottom of the bandbox is also covered with newspaper dated 1845.

Details

Label
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002. *** This box only in Hancock Shaker Village venue.
Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 6 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.80AB
GUSN
48155

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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