Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-272243

Description

Two wooden bandbox fragments (A) and (B) and lid fragments (C). Fragments are covered with a wallpaper with block-printed large flowers and intertwining blue and yellow lines on ungrounded paper.

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

2001.322

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 x 13.5 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.42A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral