Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1852-1855

GUSN

GUSN-30088

Description

Oval wooden band box with lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with wallpaper featuring an allover floral and vine deisgn in pinks and greens on a beige ground. Bottom of box and interior of box and lid are lined with newspaper; the newsaper in lid is the Watchman and Reflector of Bsoton dated July 15, 1852.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
block printing (relief printing process)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Inscription

"Warranted Nailed / Band Boxes, / Manufactured By / Hannah Davis, / Wast Jaffrey, N. H." (Printed label)

Additional Identification Number

1923.746

Maker

Davis, Hannah

Location of Origin

Jaffrey, NH, USA

Dimensions

12 x 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. P. Abercrombie

Accession Number

1923.746AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Jaffrey (Cheshire county, New Hampshire)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral