Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-271059

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with partial lid. Box [A] is covered with a block-printed wallpaper depicting a dog chasing a hare. Animals are in white with multihued trees in the background on a green ground. Interior and base of box lined with white paper. Lid [B] is missing rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2001.295
2002.63.15ab

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 17 3/16 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.15AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Animals
Hunting