Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-272242

Description

Wooden bandbox. Box is covered with a block-printed floral pattern in white, green and pink on blue ground. Underside of box is covered with newspaper. Bottom sewn to box edges with string. Box contains fragments of another wooden bandbox and a lid rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.321
2002.63.41

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

14.5 x 20.5 x 16.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.41

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral