Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-177725

Description

Rectangular pasteboard box without a lid. Covered in a French, striped paper. Alternating green and white stripes are embellished with stylized leaf motifs printed in grey and dark green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

848

People and Organizations

Abel Hersey

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1911.111

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

9 x 12 x 7 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1966.138

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 126-128, fig. 28.6.

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
scroll
stylized foliage
palmette
oak leaves