Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-178412

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered in paper. The paper on the body of the box depicts a pierced basket filled with a spray of flowers. Above is a festoon and drapery attaches to the handles. On the lid is a garden scene with a woman giving offerings to a cupid statue. Around the band of the lid is a pink and green border with stripes, cirles and the guilloche pattern. Printed in pink, red, varnish green and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1907

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.93AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

baskete
floral spray
festoon
drapery
bows
lattice
cupid
column
balustrade
woman