Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840s

GUSN

GUSN-49733

Description

Oval wooden bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with two layers of wallpaper. Bottom layers is a block printed damask flroal pattern in yellow and ochre on a blue ground. Top layer is a floral pattern with vases and scrolls, block pritned in red, pink, green, two grays, and bllue on a white polished ground. Bottom has a newspaper covering and interior has a plain paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1980.92

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10 x 16 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Daniel P. Abercrombie

Accession Number

1980.92AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vases
scrolls
floral