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Bandbox (USA), 1835–45

This is a Bandbox. It is dated 1835–45 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is block-printed paper on pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

43 x 32 x 29 cm (16 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1835–45; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); block-printed paper on pasteboard support; 43 x 32 x 29 cm (16 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-19-1-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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