Bandbox

Bandbox
Title
Bandbox
Date 
1820-1840
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 17 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 44.8 x 34.9 cm )
Description 
Ovoid cardboard bandbox and lid covered in paper printed with swags of fabric with tassels fastened at intervals with roses, with bunches of roses suspended below and above, in white, green, and pink on blue ground; lid covered with paper printed with three-masted sailing ship with American flag flying in foreground on wavy sea, with smaller boat in background, with border made up of arches, in green, yellow, pink, and white on blue ground; edge of lid covered with paper printed with geometric pattern of circles within circles on striped background, in brown, pink, green, yellow, and white on tan ground; lap joints secured by stitching.
Object Number 
1531ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group