Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-269270

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox with lid, covered in wallpaper. Bandbox [a] wallpaper designs include: castle with mountain, trees, livestock scenery and landscape on blue ground. Lid [b]: paper designs include floral motif, light blue ground color. The wallpaper is block-printed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Danvers" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 15 3/16 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Scenic