Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1831-1836

GUSN

GUSN-176860

Description

Oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Dense pattern featuring bright colored flowers on a background of amoeba-like bushes. Blockprinted in olive green, three pinks, black, chartreuse, and yellow on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

458
1923.577

Maker

John C. & Charles Cook (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

13 7/8 x 18 7/8 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1923.577AB

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 149, fig. 36.3.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
bushes