Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-177743

Description

Small, square pasteboard bandbox covered in foliate patterned paper. The pattern consists of oak leaves, acorns, flowers, pindots and diaper pattern. Block printed in grey and blue on a white, satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

582

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Dimensions

5 3/8 x 9 5/8 x 8 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2948.2

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

oak leaves
acorns
flowers
diaper pattern
pindots