This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Jesse Baker. It is dated 1800–1830 and we acquired it in 1930. Its medium is block-printed paper on pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Norton Paton.
Its dimensions are
34 x 24 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed on label pasted on inside of cover: From Jesse Baker, Paper Box Manfr. No. 21 Bank St. bet. Market & Chestnut & 2nd & 3rd, Phil-delphia.
Cite this object as
Bandbox (USA); Manufactured by Jesse Baker ; block-printed paper on pasteboard support; 34 x 24 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norton Paton; 1930-17-1-a,b