Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1832-1835

GUSN

GUSN-179396

Description

Wooden, oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Repeating vignette of a woman on horseback holds hands with man and a church in the background. Scene is framed by stylized leaves, dots and floral medallion. Block-printed in two greens, white and pink on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

696

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 18 7/8 x 13 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Harold Goddard Rugg

Accession Number

1957.129AB

Reference Notes

Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 158-159 & pg. 10. Lynn

Date

1832-1835 (1832-date of newspaper lining)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

woman
man
horse
church
trees
bushes
flowers
dots
leaves