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Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper, cardboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

43.5 x 33.5 x 32.5 cm (17 1/8 x 13 3/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840; block-printed on handmade paper, cardboard support; 43.5 x 33.5 x 32.5 cm (17 1/8 x 13 3/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. James O. Green; 1913-12-8-a,b

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