Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

dated 1845

GUSN

GUSN-2445

Description

A wooden oval bandbox covered with block printed floral wallpaper, pink and white flowers with green leaves on a blue ground. Lined with wallpaper dating to 1845.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
accessories
pine (wood)
spruce (wood)
wallpapers
pine (wood)
Spruce
Pine
Wallpaper
Bandbox

Inscription

On a paper label on the underside of the lid is: Warranted Nailed Band Boxes. Manufactured by Hannah Davis, East Jaffery, NH.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Davis, Hannah (Maker)

Location of Origin

Jaffrey, NH, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

5.75 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.469

Places

New Hampshire (United States)