Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-271089

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] is covered with a block-printed wallpaper depicting two lively squirrels on light blue ground. Lid [B] is covered with wallpaper depicting an urban street scene with tall buildings, stores, and men with horse and carriage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"M" (Letter is circled.)
"M" (Letter is circled)

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 1931.998b
Title Paper Flowers Accession Number 2001.281.45

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

12 13/16 x 18 1/8 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.20AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Squirrels
Animals
Street Scene
People
Horse and Carriage
Urban
City