Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1841

GUSN

GUSN-179400

Description

Bandbox (A) with lid (B). Scene of an unidentified chapel and buildings with trees. Printed in white, pink, dark green and brown on a dark blue ground. Interior lined with 1841 newsprint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

287

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

13 5/8 x 19 5/8 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Julia C. Prendergast

Accession Number

1917.597AB

Reference Notes

Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 180-181. Lynn, Pg. 298, fig. 13-4, pg. 295.

Date

1835-1841 (newspaper glued to bandbox dated 1841)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trees
chapel
buildings