Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-287709

Description

Small wooden box with dome lid attached with leather hinges. The box is covered in fragments of wallpaper with a masonry and ashlars or coffer pattern block-printed in browns that were once likely green, tans and creams on a cream ground. Box interior lined with plain paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
leather
metal
block printing (relief printing process)
Box

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

5 x 11 x 6 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.546

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

box covering

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

masonry blocks
ashlar
coffers

Period/Style

Masonry