Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-178413

Description

Large, oval bandbox (A) with lid. (B) Renaissance/Rococo Revival pattern with scrolling foliage openwork, shell motif, swags and strapwork. Printed in green, white and brown on a grey ground. Paper underneath with stylized flowers printed in green, blue on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1908

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 7/8 x 20 3/4 x 16 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.96AB

Date

1840-1850 (newspaper on bottom dated 1849)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

openwork
scrolling foliage
diamonds
arabesques
strapwork

Period/Style

Ren/Rococo Revival