Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-32283

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered in wallpaper with a foliage stripe pattern. Stripes are separated by a moire design and small v-shaped motifs. Roller printed in green, brown and white on beige ground. Interior of box is lined with plain off-white paper. Lid has an rectangular piece of paper of top that may have been a label. Lid rim has hand-stitched repairs on both ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1928.782

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 13 7/8 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. P. Lord

Accession Number

1928.782AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliage