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Wooden bandbox with lid. Box [A] covered in a block-printed rainbow ground wallpaper of yellow, pink, and red with peacock feather, flower and leaf pattern in white. Lid [B] is covered with a rainbow ground wallpaper of red, white and green with red, yellow and white flowers and leaves forming repeating heart pattern. Additional papers trim the base of the box and lid rim. Interior lined with newspaper dated 1847-1848.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Newspaper / 1848 / Wallpaper / @ 1830" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
4 3/4 x 12 1/8 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Flowers and Leaves