Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-178656

Description

Small, oval, wooden bandbox covered with paper. Pattern depicts sun-like medallion framed by a foliate vine with berries and stylized foliage. Printed in red, pink and orange on a yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

777

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Hubbard

Accession Number

1965.142

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliage
medallion
berries