Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-179406

Description

The bandbox (A) , with lid (B), depicts the winner of a team chariot race. Since women were not able to participate nor attend the Olympic Games in Greece, they formed their own called the Heraea Games, after Hera, Queen of the gods. Printed in white, grey, brown and black on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Article Band Box No 532/ From the Estate of Maria A. Revere/ John [?]/Robert Rogers/} Executors/ Miss Maria Revere was a niece of Paul Revere"

Additional Identification Number

299

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 1934.352AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1918.2AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

laurel wreath
chariot
trees
female victor