This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by John Perkins and distributed by Joseph L. Freeman. It is dated ca. 1835 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is block-printed paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.
It is credited
Gift of Elizabeth Dennison.
Its dimensions are
25 x 15 x 9 cm (9 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Handwritten inscription in ink on inside box lid and side of box bottom: C. M. Spaulding. Printed manufacturers label pasted on inside box lid.
Cite this object as
Bandbox (USA); Manufactured by John Perkins ; block-printed paper, pasteboard support; 25 x 15 x 9 cm (9 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Dennison; 1968-71-1-a,b