Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-28535

Description

Round bandbox (A) and lid (B)covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has a floral stripe pattern with bands of foliage separated by a geometric stripe with central stylized leave motifs. Printed in blues, blacks and grays on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

W.P. 602
H.B. 3

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/8 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. K. Bolton

Accession Number

1918.1552AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
geometric
foliage

Period/Style

Floral Stripe