Decorative Band Boxes | Nantucket, MA

Decorative Band Box with Tray Insert with Mary Emery Lacoursiere

Bandboxes were a familiar form of storage for nearly a hundred years, beginning in the mid-eighteenth century. Also used as an early form of carry-on luggage, it’s now our richest source of historical wallpapers.

Students will make an 8″ box with a a tray insert. Students will learn box construction, and paper cutting and covering the box. Students are encouraged to bring your own papers but a selection of paper will also be available to all students

All materials and tools will be provided.

Date

Apr 20 2021
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Time

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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