Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-179399

Description

Pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper depicts large, thick, scrolled leaves with floral vine meandering around them. There are also bouquets shaded by pindots. Blockprinted in two greens, purples, two blues, grey and ochre on a white, satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

565
1931.1136

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 17 3/8 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel B. Dean

Accession Number

1931.1136AB

Reference Notes

Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 162.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pindots
vines
flowers
foliage