Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1835

GUSN

GUSN-178271

Description

Large, oval, pasteboard bandbox with attached hat stand. Paper pattern is of a bird on a swinging vine with dots, bouquets and floral swags. Printed in green, pink, white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1909
1980.99

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

18 1/8 x 24 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.99AB

Reference Notes

Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 54.

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bird
floral and foliate swags
dots