Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-287750

Description

Small leather-covered wooden box with hinged and locking lid. Exterior is decorated with leather straps and metal tacks. The box contains fragments of wallpaper that once lined the interior. The paper is in poor condition but appears to be block-printed in green and white in a stripe and medallion pattern. The paper appears to have no ground and is handmade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
leather
stripes
Box

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.551

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

box lining

Ground Color

Turquoise

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
pin dots
geometric

Period/Style

Stripe