Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855

GUSN

GUSN-32972

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B). Bandbox and lid are covered with wallpaper with the "Toast to the Ladies" motif depicting a gentleman sitting betwen two women. Block printed in pink, white and green varnish on gray background. Box and lid are lined with various newspapers dated 1851. Box has string attached for carrying.\n \n Box has separated from its bottom and lid has separated from rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Inscription

"Warranted Naile / Band Boxes / Manufactured by / Hannah Davis, East Jaffrey, N.H." (Printed label pasted on underside of lid)

Additional Identification Number

1929.1613

Maker

Davis, Hannah (Maker)

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 14 1/8 x 10 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Newton Mackintosh

Accession Number

1929.1613AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic