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Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] covered with light blue paper, no design. Lined with white paper. Lid [B] covered with block-printed wallpaper with a design of oak leaves and branches, flowers and a thorn pattern on tan ground, light blue paper underneath. Lid lined with newspaper dated January 1850. String handle on one side of box.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
9 9/16 x 13 15/16 x 12 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1845-1850 (Newpaper lining lid dated January 1850.)
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.7AB
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.5AB