Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-271083

Description

Square cardboard bandbox with lid. Twentieth century box [A] and lid [B] covered with nineteenth century block-printed wallpaper depicting an outdoor dance scene in black and white and repeating diaper pattern in green on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Basement" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

6 7/8 x 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.18AB

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.24AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diaper
Dance
Dancing
Music