Bandbox

Bandbox
Title
Bandbox
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, string
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 13 x 21.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Cardboard bandbox with lid, covered in printed paper on top and side with large, green and blue flowers (with five petals) stamped on a white background; interior lined with newspaper on lid, side, and bottom.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1616
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group