Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-32279

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper with large scale floral trail of stylized flowers and leaves. Block printed in aqua and orange on beige ground. Rim of box and lid hae been repaired with plaper with a gray pattern on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Mrs. L. Patterson / Kennebunk Port" (Handwritten on underside of lid)

Additional Identification Number

1928.778
W.P. 607
H.B 8

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 7/8 x 18 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. P. Lord

Accession Number

1928.778AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves

Period/Style

Floral Trail