Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-179039

Description

Circular pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered in paper. Paper has a striped pattern of a stiff, foliated, floral vine and a worm-like, thin stripe with ovals. Pindots in the background. Printed in white and two blues on a white ground. On the lid band is a border with green leaves and stripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

589

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10 1/4 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John McGann

Accession Number

1935.1326AB

Date

1835-1840 (1837 newspaper lining)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stipes
floral vine
ovals
pindots