Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-32804

Description

Sidewall of a bandbox, lacking bottom and lid. Covered in an irise wallpaper with repeating pattern of square lozenges on point containing stylized floral motifs. Lozenges are separated by stylized foliage. Block printed in red, orange and yellow on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Old wall-paper from Greeley House / Falmouth Fareside / Maine" (inside )

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. E. Johnson

Accession Number

1929.979

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Irise

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper