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Bandbox

1980.84AB (RS189281)

Description

Rectangular pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) with rounded corners. Bandbox and lid are covered with multiple layers of wallpaper. The topmost layer has large scale flower motifs and rococo scrolls on a background of pindots printed in browns and grays on a cream ground. Small portion of a lower layer of paper is visible on the bottom of the box but pattern cannot be discerned. Handsewn repairs are evident on rim of lid

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 x 12 5/8 x 10 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.84AB
GUSN
49728

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
scrolls
flowers
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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