Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-178606

Description

Long, oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Papered with an allover foliate pattern with black pindot stems. On lid is also allover, small, stylized leaves palmette in form and outlines in small pindots, connected to each other by thin stems. Printed in black, white, and green on a green ground. Bottom paper is marbelized and is blue, red and ivory.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
pasteboard (paper)
bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

566

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of William B. de las Casas

Accession Number

1931.66.5AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
pindots
foliate