Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-179398

Description

Large, oval pasteboard bandbox (no lid). Paper pattern consists of round medallions made up of flowers (including carnations) and leaves. Each medallion is framed by stylized vines and pindots. Blockprinted in green, varnish green, pink , white on an ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

564

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

18 1/8 x 22 1/2 x 14 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel B. Dean

Accession Number

1931.1135

Date

1830-1840 (newspaper lining dated 1830)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
carnations
flowers
dots
vines