Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179417

Description

Small, oval, wooden bandbox with lid covered with floral borders. Borders have a dense pattern of roses and foliage, with a band of acanthus leaves and scrolls. Printed in white, grey, two greens, yellow, orange and red on a light pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

526

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. P. Lord

Accession Number

1928.743

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
foliage
acanthus leaves