Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-28283

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has a striped background with floral sprays on fields of pin dots. A horizontal rococo band also contains floral sprays. Block printed in green, brown and white on a blue ground. Bottom rim of box has plain brown paper partially covering blue wallpaper. Plain brown paper is also on bottom of box and interior bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward A. Huebener

Accession Number

1918.912AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pin dots
floral sprays
stripes