Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-271082

Description

Rectangular wooden box (A) with attached lid (B). Box is covered with a roller-printed floral, ungrounded wallpaper, on four sides. Exterior left side is covered with paper that has nautical scene of lighthouse and ships. Interior of box is lined with a Boston newspaper dated December 30, 1859.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Box

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.17AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Nautical
Sea
Ships
Lighthouse