Bandbox

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Title:
Bandbox
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical bandbox with lid, covered in paper with floral designs.
Date End: 
1 840
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1617
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group