Box

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1838-1850

GUSN

GUSN-47501

Description

Rectangular wooden box, without lid, lined with newspaper dated 1835-1838. Exterior of box is covered with wallpaper with a large scale stylized foliage pattern. Block printed in blue and tan on a beige ground. Bottom of box also has remnants of a maroon, white and cream paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Box

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

5 1/16 x 13 3/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Bacon

Accession Number

1968.15

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Box

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliage