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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.242A-G

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

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

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