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Band box

American (Boston)
19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.468a

Medium or Technique

Pasteboard

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pasteboard; tall, narrow cylinder with shallow separate lid. Covered with wall paper, printed in grays, green, pinks and rusts, showing cupids riding dolphins or lions in large lozenges bordered with laurel branches, garlands, ribbons and swags caught up by addorsed griffion busts. Label of box maker (Worthley) inside cover; of milliner (Dexter) on cover. Soiled and worn.

Provenance

Maker (Worthley) on inside cover.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb