Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-32281

Description

Oval bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has a repeating geometric pattern of stylized quatrefoils inside diamond-shaped lozenges. Block printed in blue, brown and pink on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 14 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. P. Lord

Accession Number

1928.780AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lozenges
quatrefoils

Period/Style

geometric