Bandbox Paper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-273364

Description

Unused roll of bandbox paper. Paper depicts a wagon scene with men and dogs. Block-printed in white, pink, dark and light green, and brown varnish on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
bandboxes (containers)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1830 / Hat Box Paper / [illegible]" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Bandbox Paper Accession Number 2001.281.116A-D

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.115

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

wagon
figures
men
dogs
landscape
horses