Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-271099

Description

Bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] constructed of wood and covered with pasteboard then multiple layers of decorative paper. Outermost layer is a roller-printed yellow and red wildflower wallpaper on tan ground. Box and lid are lined with newspaper, advertisement and calendar papers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Henry Gledhill & Co. N.Y." (Stamped four times)
"16 / 1661" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.24AB

Maker

Henry Gledhill & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 1/8 x 18 1/2 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.23AB

Date

1890-1900 (Calendar paper lining interior dated 1891 and 1892.)

Places

New York state (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral