Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-178926

Description

Small, wooden box with hinged lid. Covered in geometric patterned paper. Three-dimensional diamond shapes or parallelapipedon, foliate medallions in each. Blockprinted in white and black on a red ground. Inside is lined with blockprinted, floral paper on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
Box

Additional Identification Number

1662

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1965.1.2

Maker

Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 8 x 4 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Rockwell Gardiner

Accession Number

1972.124

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 19.3, pg. 88.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamond parallelopipedon
foliate medallions
vertical stripes

Period/Style

Geometric