Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-177539

Description

Cardboard box cover decorated with imitation drapery. Design is dotted in green and black striped trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

780

People and Organizations

Eliza Wilkinson

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1964.400B

Maker

Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

4 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1965.160

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pp. 129-31 for other papers used in the Lord Mansion; fig 25.2 for same pattern

Date

1811-1817 (1842-53, working dates for company listed on box label)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

imitation drapery
lace
dots

Period/Style

Drapery