Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-35050

Description

Oval bandbox covered with block printed paper. Paper has pink and green rosebuds on green and white "moire" effect ground. Missing lid. Interior of bandbox is lined with plain off-white paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Very Very Old / Bandbox / 3 generations old" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 8 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter

Accession Number

1932.926

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral