Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-287490

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has large-scale framed vignettes of neoclassical urns and swags. Paper is badly faded but may have originally been printed in browns and white on a gray ground. Lid is damaged

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"M Welles" (Handwritten on bottom)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

19 1/2 (H), 15 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.100AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

urns

Period/Style

NeoClassical