Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-33489

Description

Small oval bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered in wallpaper. Wallpaper on box has a feathered fancy painting motif printed in blues and reds on olive ground. Lid has rectangular piece of same paper on top of lid. Top of lid also has a marbleized paper in green and cream. Rim of lid is covered with a block printed paper with red and blue floral motifs on a green ground. Lid and box are lined with newspaper dated 1862.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1930.898

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. W. E. Holland

Accession Number

1930.898AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Medium

Paper