Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-176744

Description

Fragment of landscape figure wallpaper. Scene shows classically dressed female figure playing a lute while cupid dances in front of a fruit tree. Printed in green, black and white on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

551

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

9 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1930.1620

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Romance, love

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cupid
fruit tree

Period/Style

Landscape figure