Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-28348

Description

Oval bandbox without lid. Bandbox is covered with paper depicting parrots on palm tree branches. Motifs are green, blue and brown on blue ground. Interior of box is lined with plain beige paper. Bottom of box is separating from sides; evidence of earlier handsewn repairs to bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 16 5/8 x 12 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. A. Stainforth

Accession Number

1918.1087

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
palm trees