Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-270860

Description

Bandbox with lid and cord handle; Bandbox [A] block printed wallpaper depicting bird hunting scene with men on horseback and hunting dogs. Block-printed in pink, white, red and glazed green on blue ground. Lid [B]: block printed wallpaper depicting sailing scene with mountains in the background on blue ground. Block printed floral motif paper frames lid. Lid was made for bandbox.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Al Fresco Lunch/1830"
"M" (Circled "M" )
"M" (Circled "M")
"13" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.282
2002.63.2ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 11/16 x 16 11/16 x 16 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.2AB

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.3AB
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.4AB
Title Bandbox paper Accession Number 2001.281.575

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Scenic
Floral
animals
people
hunting
sailing
mountains
landscape