Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-287489

Description

Rectangular wooden bandbox (A) and pasteboard lid (B). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper with all-over pattern of stylized flowers and large leaves against a background of meandering lines and pin dots. Printed in blue and back on a white ground. Box is lined with plain paper. Rim of lid is covered in a pink and mauve striped wallpaper and has handsewn repairs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 17 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. James H. Beal

Accession Number

1920.69AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pin dots
stylized flowers