Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1831-1840

GUSN

GUSN-35153

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) with lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has large scale exotic floral pattern. Block printed in two pinks, varnished green, and white on yellow ground. Newspaper covering on bottom is dated 1831.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1932.2040
WP 620
HB 21

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 15 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Peter J. Bonney

Accession Number

1932.2040AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers

Period/Style

Floral