Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-272231

Description

Circular pasteboard bandbox (A) with lid (B) and handle. Box covered in paper with a diamond foliate medallion and rosette pattern. Block printed in green and red on what appears to be unground paper. The lid rim is block-printed with green spheres on white ground. Evidence of repair to the lid rim and box edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.314
2002.63.34ab

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/8 (H), 13 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.34AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallion
leaf
vine