Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179424

Description

Square, pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Paper pattern is very architectural. Appears to be a detailed pattern of a building with arches, column, capitals, windows. Appears to be Renaissance Revival in style. Printed in orange, dark gray, gray on a white, satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

300
1918.799

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

6 3/8 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Vose

Accession Number

1918.799AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arches
strapwork
windows

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival