Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-36542

Description

Bandbox and lid. The bandbox (A) depicts the winner of a team chariot race. Since women were not able to participate nor attend the Olympic Games in Greece, they formed their own called the Heraea Games, after Hera, Queen of the gods. Printed in white, grey, brown and black on a blue ground. Lid (B) is covered in paper showing several eagles on branches abve flowers. Printed in white, brown and black on a blue ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1934.352

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 15 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.352AB

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 1918.2AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

eagles
flowers
goddesses