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Bandbox (USA), 1825–28

This is a Bandbox. It is dated 1825–28 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is block-printed paper, pasteboard, wood, wool. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Rollin Stickle. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Rollin Stickle.

Its dimensions are

17 x 17 x 10.5 cm (6 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed inside lid in graphite: "December 29, 1828, Suzanna and Mary E__, Lancaster County, Pa."

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1825–28; block-printed paper, pasteboard, wood, wool; 17 x 17 x 10.5 cm (6 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Rollin Stickle; 1960-111-6-a,b

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