Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-178404

Description

Circular, pasteboard bandbox covered in wallpaper. Paper displays a sculptural diaper pattern with leaf medallions or fleurions in each losenge. The lines are embellished with circles and two diamonds appearing to be in relief. Block printed in orange and white on a beige ground. There is a border around the rim with flowers. Blockprinted in white, green and black on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

433

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

6 1/8 (H), 11 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.352

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diaper pattern
circles
diamonds
leaf medallion