Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-32982

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered with paper featuring all-over arabesque-type motifs in rust, blue and green on a beige ground. Interior of bandbox is lined with unidentified newspaper dated 1847. Interior of lid is lined with "Youth's Penny Gazette" dated August 14, 1850.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1929.1637

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chester H. Arnold

Accession Number

1929.1637AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Medium

Paper