Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-52504

Description

Oval bandbox (A) and lid (B). Box is covered with a yellow paper over which a cut-out flocked wallpaper border has been applied. Flocked paper has roses printed in yellow, metallic gold, reds and greens on a crimson ground. Rim of lid is covered in a paper with a floral stripe printed in greens, pinks, and blues on a crimson ground. Top of lid is covered in a paper with a neoclassical ornament and three flowers printed in crimson, gold and blue on a light gray ground. A lithograph has been cut out and glued to the interior of the box lid. The scene depicts two women and a man sharing a meal while two other figures peer in a window.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

1941.1030

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

5 3/8 x 9 3/4 x 6 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner

Accession Number

1941.1030AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Crimson

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
flowers