Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-287488

Description

Large round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper has repeating pattern of thin horizontal background stripes and pindots arranged in a geometric pattern. Paper also has framed vignettes depicting a rural countryside with deer. Block printed in green and browns on a cream ground. Bottom of box has paper reinforcing the bottom edge with a neoclassical ornament printed in greens.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

18 (H), 28 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1919.395AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
pin dots
rural
deer