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Bandbox (USA)

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

Its dimensions are

30 x 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA); block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support; 30 x 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1947-94-1-a,b

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