Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-225665

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B). Box and lid are covered with block printed wallpaper with a floral stripe of morning glories, roses, and other flowers. Printed in blues, greens, browns, oranges and white on ungrounded paper. Rim of lid is covered in block printed wallpaper. Pattern appears to be a Renaissance Revival pattern. Printed in blue and gray on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Associated Building

Fogg-Rollins House,

Additional Identification Number

73.3
2010.21.3

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/8 x 12 x 9 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Fogg Rollins Charitable Trust

Accession Number

2010.21.3AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

morning glories
roses
flowers

Period/Style

Floral Stripe