Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1835

GUSN

GUSN-287762

Description

Leather-covered wooden box with hinged and locking lid. Box exterior is decorated with a leather handle, leather strapping, and tacks. The interior is lined with an all-over floral wallpaper block-printed in green. Paper ground color cannot be determined (possibly buff, pale yellow or white).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 16 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.554.1

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Pattern Tracing Accession Number 2001.281.554.2A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

box lining

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Tulips
Roses
flowers

Period/Style

Floral