Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-48155

Description

Wooden bandbox and lid. Bandbox (A) and lid (B) are covered in paper with blue, yellow, pink and red motifs on blue and pink ground. Bandbox and lid are lined with newspaper fragments from the Nashua Gazette and Hillsborough Advertiser. The bottom of the bandbox is also covered with newspaper dated 1845.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Bandbox

Label

In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002. *** This box only in Hancock Shaker Village venue.

Additional Identification Number

1970.80

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 6 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.80AB

Wallpaper Details

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Medium

Paper