Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-178252

Description

Square, pasteboard bandbox. Landscape figure paper with scene of mother and child in a garden. Son is in a chair with wheels (from a chariot) and mother pulls him along. Block printed in red, varnish green and white on a yellow ground. Strip of Renaissance Revival paper on each side. Border on lid features flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

437

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

9 7/8 x 13 5/8 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1923.211AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trees
woman
boy
seat with wheel
sprig

Period/Style

Landscape figure