Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179187

Description

Fragment. Lid to bandbox. Scene of two-story, colonnaded building with central tower and trees on roof - New York City Hall. Printed in red, white and varnish green on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

642

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

17 5/8 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Newton

Accession Number

1949.74

Reference Notes

"Hat Boxes and Band Boxes at the Shelburne Museum", p. 170-171

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

municipal office

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

architecture
colonnade