Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-179401

Description

Small, oval, wooden bandbox (A) with lid (B). Covered in paper with peony sprigs and stylized, scrolling foliage. Printed in dark green and varnish green, two pinks, and white on a yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

463
1923.744

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 10 x 7 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie

Accession Number

1923.744AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Original

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolling foliage
sprigs