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Bandbox

1980.92AB (RS188910)

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with two layers of wallpaper. Bottom layers is a block printed damask flroal pattern in yellow and ochre on a blue ground. Top layer is a floral pattern with vases and scrolls, block pritned in red, pink, green, two grays, and bllue on a white polished ground. Bottom has a newspaper covering and interior has a plain paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 16 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.92AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Daniel P. Abercrombie
GUSN
49733

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vases
scrolls
floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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