Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-47348

Description

Round pasteboard bandbox without lid. Box is covered with wallpaper with an allover stylized floral and scroll pattern and a geometric border. Block printed in pink (now faded to white) on a blue ground. Interior and bottom of box are lined with newspapers dated 1823, 1824 and 1825.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 (H), 10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1966.137

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolls
stylized flowers