Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-287710

Description

Square tea box covered with fragments of wallpaper. Leather hinges and loop closure indicate the box once had a lid, now missing. The wallpaper covering the box is roller-printed with a white geometric or trellis pattern and metallic gold sprigs on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
leather
metal
metallic pigment
Box

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.547

Date

1880-1890 (Based on wallpaper.)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Box covering

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprigs
Geometric Pattern

Period/Style

Sprig