Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-179405

Description

Wooden, oval bandbox. Paper pattern of an eagle perched on a festoon of leaves. Above the eagle is a horizontal band or border of acanthus leaves with a boss or ring from which the festoon hangs. Printed in two oranges, beige, brown, grey and two greens on a light grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

301

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 20 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Farnham Greene

Accession Number

1918.833AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

eagle
swags
pinstripes
bosses