Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-179421

Description

Oblong, pasteboard bandbox (A) or bonnet box with lid (B) covered in Landscape figure paper. Scene depicts a woman on her knees milking a goat and a boy feeding a sheep. They are framed by trees and stripes of pindots, stylized vines, overlapping circles and diaper pattern. On the lid is a scene of a cottage on the water. Printed in three browns and white on a taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

602
1936.532

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. G. C. Beach

Accession Number

1936.532AB

Date

1815-1820 (1835 note inside and newspaper on bottom)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sheep
goat
boy
woman
cottage
trees

Period/Style

Landscape figure