Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-272229

Description

Wooden bandbox missing lid. Block-printed gothic arches and windows in gray with large flower clusters and foliage bordering windows on white ground. Inside lined with newspaper from Newburyport, MA, 1947. Evidence of attempted repair to bottom of box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2001.312
2002.63.32ab
2001.281.32ab

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.32

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
architectural
arches
gothic

Period/Style

Gothic Revival