Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-287631

Description

Rectangular pasteboard bandbox with rounded corners without lid. Box is covered in a paper with large stylized scrolling foliage on a background of repeating abstract trefoil-like motifs. Block printed in gray and blue on a cream ground. Box has a broken fabric cord attached to to long sides for carrying. Bottom of box is covered in a cream moire fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
textile materials
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"E. P. Fowler / Danversport" (Handwritten on bottom of box)

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 5/8 x 9 1/8 x 7 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2948.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper