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Bandbox

1980.83AB (RS189116)

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper features outdoor scene of figures in Neoclassical dress. Block printed in pinks, greens, white and varnish green on a gray background. Lined with newspaper dated 1838.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
Inscriptions
"Sarah P. Anthony / North Providence, R.I. / London / Physician" (Handwritten on inside bottom of box)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 5/8 x 20 1/4 x 16 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.83AB
GUSN
49727

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
figures
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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