Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-49735

Description

Oval bandbox and lid. Box (A) is covered in roller printed paper featuring gray and white scrollwork motifs on beige ground. Lid (B) is covered with roller printed paper with pink and green roses and lilacs on gray ground with scrollwork motifs. Lid paper is applied over hand stitching on part of rim to repair lid. Lid paper may be second layer over an earlier paper. Bottom rim of bandbox is reinforced with same paper as on lid. Interior of bandbox and lid are lined with a variety of scrap papers. Inside of lid is also lined with three blue and white lithographic prints, one of which is titled "John Clemens / Malaga."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Band Box from / The Perkins Farm / Lynnfield, Mass." (paper loose inside box)

Additional Identification Number

1980.97

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 5/8 x 13 3/4 x 12 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.97AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral