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Bandbox (USA), ca. 1830

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1830 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 Alexander Wilson Drake. It is credited Gift of Alexander Wilson Drake.

  • Sidewall (France), 1820
  • block printed on handmade paper.
  • Museum purchase from the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition....
  • 1994-101-13

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Sidewall, Acorn, 2007
  • applied ground walnut shells on paper backing.
  • Gift of Carnegie Fabrics.
  • 2013-44-3

Its dimensions are

44.5 x 36.5 x 30.5 cm (17 1/2 x 14 3/8 x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1830; block-printed on paper, pasteboard support; 44.5 x 36.5 x 30.5 cm (17 1/2 x 14 3/8 x 12 in.); Gift of Alexander Wilson Drake; 1913-9-1-a,b

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