Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179419

Description

Large, oval, pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Paper depicts a scene of birds perched on thick tree branches with flowers and butterflies. Block printed in two pinks, white and green on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

556
1930.1679

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 5/8 x 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ethel C. Brown

Accession Number

1930.1679AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

parrots
butterflies
trees
flowers
stars