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Bandbox

1972.1AB (RS189137)

Description

Small bandbox covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has a pattern of black, green, white, pink and orange flowers on gray ground. Box is lined with a Boston newspaper dated 1844.

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 object only in OBS venue.
Maker
unknown
Date
1844-1850
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Accession Number
1972.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Graham P. Teller
GUSN
48704

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