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Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is painted paper, wood, pasteboard. 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 33 x 29 cm (16 15/16 x 13 x 11 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); painted paper, wood, pasteboard; 43 x 33 x 29 cm (16 15/16 x 13 x 11 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1918-19-4-a,b

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