Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-32794

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (b). Box and lid are covered with wallpaper in a Gothic Revival pattern with Gothic arches overlaid with sprays of roses and scrolling foliage. Block printed in pinks, greens, orange, grays and blue. Bottom of box has newspaper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mrs. H. E. Johns on / Cap Box" (Handwritten on underside of lid)

Additional Identification Number

W.P. 625
H.B. 26

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 5/8 (H), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. W. Morong

Accession Number

1929.960AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Gothic Revival