Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-179418

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox without lid and covered in diaper patterned paper with alternating between sprigs and interlaced medallion inside each lozenge. Printed in red and blue on an ungrounded paper. At the base of the box is a narrow stripe of another diaper patterned paper in white, gray and green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

293

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. A. Stainforth

Accession Number

1918.1089

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diaper pattern
sprigs
medallions