Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-270956

Description

Oval wooden bandbox with lid. Bandbox [a]: wallpapered with block printed floral paper on cream ground. Lid [b]: wallpapered with block-printed floral paper on cream ground. Same paper on box and lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2001.283
2002.63.3ab

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.2AB
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.4AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

6 x 11 15/16 x 8 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.3AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral

Period/Style

Floral