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Bandbox

1949.33AB (RS187604)

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with paper printed with stylized flowers and leaves. Printed in peach and green on a light beige ground. Interior of box is lined with plain beige paper. Top edge of lid has been reinforced with a strip of a paper with small purple flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Inscriptions
" Fowler / Keep" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
11 x 14 1/8 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.33AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George F. Weld and Mrs. R.H.F. Standen
GUSN
54899

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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