Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-179402

Description

Oval bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper has a floral pattern with meandering, foliate vines. Printed in two pinks, white and varnish on a yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

464
1923.748

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 19 5/8 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie

Accession Number

1923.748AB

Reference Notes

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

Date

1835-1845 (newspaper lining dated 1854)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers