Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-27614

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper has uniform squares of alternating horizontal and vertical thin stripes. Large horizontal band of rosettes bordered by geometric border separate two sections of striped squares.\n Lid has broken into numerous pieces; box is also damaged.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1917.811

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.811AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosettes
stripes

Period/Style

Geometric