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

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