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Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1917. 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

44 x 34.5 x 33 cm (17 5/16 x 13 9/16 x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840; block-printed paper on pasteboard support; 44 x 34.5 x 33 cm (17 5/16 x 13 9/16 x 13 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1917-36-8-a,b

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