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Bandbox (USA), 1831–44

This is a Bandbox. It was made by H. Barnes. It is dated 1831–44 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is block-printed on paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

39.5 x 32 x 30.5 cm (15 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1831–44; Made by H. Barnes (USA); block-printed on paper, pasteboard support; 39.5 x 32 x 30.5 cm (15 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 12 in.); Gift of Mrs. James O. Green; 1913-12-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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