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Bandbox

1941.1030AB (RS189779)

Description

Oval bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box is covered with a yellow paper over which a cut-out flocked wallpaper border has been applied. Flocked paper has roses printed in yellow, metallic gold, reds and greens on a crimson ground. Rim of lid is covered in a paper with a floral stripe printed in greens, pinks, and blues on a crimson ground. Top of lid is covered in a paper with a neoclassical ornament and three flowers printed in crimson, gold and blue on a light gray ground. A lithograph has been cut out and glued to the interior of the box lid. The scene depicts two women and a man sharing a meal while two other figures peer in a window.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
5 3/8 x 9 3/4 x 6 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.1030AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner
GUSN
52504

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
roses
flowers
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Design Technique
Flocked

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