Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-38665

Description

Oval bandbox with lid. Bandbox (A) is covered with paper with white, pink and blue flowers with yellow and red leaves on a turquoise ground. Horizontal floral bands are separated by yellow, red and white stripes. Lid (B) is covered with same paper. Rim of lid has another layer of paper with blue and white floral motifs on turquoise ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 15 3/8 x 13 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.602AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Turquoise

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral