Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-29478

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with paper printed with Persian-style geometric motifs. Printed in blues, white and browns on beige ground. interior of bandbox is lined with plain beige paper. Rim of lid is reinforced with strip of paper with green, rust and gold stylized motifs on beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Inscription

"Gift of W S. Appleton / 1 May 1922" (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

1922.346

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1922.346AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper