Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1844-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48704

Description

Small bandbox covered with wallpaper. Wallpaper has a pattern of black, green, white, pink and orange flowers on gray ground. Box is lined with a Boston newspaper dated 1844.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
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 object only in OBS venue.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Graham P. Teller

Accession Number

1972.1AB