Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1852-1860

GUSN

GUSN-47421

Description

Long oval bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box and lid are covered with two layers of wallpaper. The bottom layer appears to be a Renaissance Revival pattern which is roller printed in green, white and red on a gray ground. The top layer of wallpaper has a Gothic Revival pattern of repeting quatrefoils roller printed in green and red on a beige ground. Box and lid are lined with newspaper dated 1852. Lid has handstitched repairs along rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"X 3613 / 4 --" (handwritten on white adhesive label on inside of lid)

Additional Identification Number

1967.27

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 5/8 x 12 1/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Edgell

Accession Number

1967.27AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival
Gothic Revival