Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-179425

Description

Thin, oval, pasteboard bandbox. Paper has a geometric pattern with dots creating a diaper pattern and stylized, scrolling foliage. Printed in white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

605

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Warren Towne

Accession Number

1938.1204AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

dots
pindots
scrolling foliage
diaper pattern