Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-271025

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] covered with a block-printed gray geometric design of slim columns with pointed edges repeating in a fence-like pattern on white ground. Larger green and brown columns on either side of box. Lid rim papered in spiral pattern, pink ground. Interior of box lined with white paper. Underside of box and lid, unpapered. Visible stitching along bottom edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2001.289
2002.63.9ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

9 13/16 x 14 1/16 x 12 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.9AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Column
Spiral