Bandbox Paper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-273366

Description

Four fragments of unused bandbox paper from Providence, Rhode Island. Paper depicts a men working around a horse drawn wagon with their dogs. Block-printed in white, pink, dark and light green, and green varnish on blue ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hat box paper / Found in attic in / Providence, RI" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Attic

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

13 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.116A-D

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
United States

Related Items

Title Bandbox Paper Accession Number 2001.281.115

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
figure
men
dogs
horses
landscape