Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-179420

Description

Very small, trunk-like, wooden box covered in paper with a pattern of borders. Vertical borders have a circle and star/flower design. Printed in black and white on a pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

846

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1967.174B
Title Accession Number 1970.496.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2 x 4 7/8 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Phipps

Accession Number

1965.74

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 11.6, pg. 69.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

circles
vertical lines
star