Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1848-1855

GUSN

GUSN-29997

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) coverd in wallpaper. Paper has block printed foliage pattern originally in blues, browns and greens on a gray ground. Lined with newspaper dated 1848.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Inscription

"Warranted / Nailed / Band-Boxes, / Made by / Hannah Davis, / Jaffrey, N.H." (Printed label taped on underside of lid.)

Additional Identification Number

1923.578

Maker

Davis, Hannah

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

17 x 19 1/2 x 15 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1923.578AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliage