Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-29898

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper has stripes of stylized flowers and leaves separated by stripes of oval lozenges. Block printed in blue, white and pink on gray ground. \n \n Bottom of box is covered with newspaper dated 1826. Bottom rim of box is repaired with strip of newspaper.\n Lid has separated from its rim and is patched with fragments of a later blue and green paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

W.P. 655
H.B. 58

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 13 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1923.353AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral Stripe