Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-49728

Description

Rectangular pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) with rounded corners. Bandbox and lid are covered with multiple layers of wallpaper. The topmost layer has large scale flower motifs and rococo scrolls on a background of pindots printed in browns and grays on a cream ground. Small portion of a lower layer of paper is visible on the bottom of the box but pattern cannot be discerned. Handsewn repairs are evident on rim of lid

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Bandbox

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 12 5/8 x 10 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.84AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolls
flowers