Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-47537

Description

Small oval bandbox without lid. Box is covered with wallpaper with stylized rosettes on a marbleized background. Block printed in ochre, salmon and gold on a beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Mary Ann / Robinson / Apr[illegible]" (Handwritten on bottom )

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Avis and Rockwell Gardiner

Accession Number

1968.139

Date

1810-1830 (Date of wallpaper)

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosettes
marble

Period/Style

Marble