Band Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3050

Description

Paint decorated ash and pine large, round bandbox with flat, cloth-hinged cover; black ground has white, tan and red florid heraldic decoration along with wavy V-shaped designs running the height of the box; secured with hard-wrought nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
accessories
ash (wood)
bentwood
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
bandboxes (containers)
coats of arms
pine (wood)
Pine
Ash
Bentwood
Painted
Nailed
Coat-of-Arms
BANDBOX

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 (H), 15.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1541