Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-270978

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] are covered with a block-printed white ground paper with repeating silver diamond geometric pattern with silver and green leaves and brown flowers. The rim of the lid is covered with a floral designed paper. The interior of the box is lined with white paper. The underside of the box and lid are unpapered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.287
2002.63.7ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

7 x 10 7/8 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.7AB

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.5AB
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.6AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Leaves
Floral