Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-271029

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] are covered with a block-printed yellow floral and vine diamond shaped design with red floral bouquet or medallion in the center of each diamond, blue ground. Interior of the box and lid are lined with white paper. Lid rim is covered with a repeating yellow, black, red striped paper on blue ground. Visible stitching along the bottom edges and a string handle on one side of the box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.291
2002.63.11ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

13 x 17 1/8 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.10AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral Medallion
Stripes
Floral