This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Hannah Davis. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is block-printed paper, wood support, newsprint lining. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.
It is credited
Gift of Miss Joanne Burke.
Its dimensions are
47 x 34 x 36 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed paper label inside lid on yellow paper: "Warranted Nailed/Band Boxes/ Manufactured by/Hannah Davis/ East Jaffrey, NH"
Cite this object as
Bandbox (USA); Manufactured by Hannah Davis (1784 – 1863); block-printed paper, wood support, newsprint lining; 47 x 34 x 36 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.); Gift of Miss Joanne Burke; 1966-77-2-a,b