12" x6.5" Round Hand Marbleized Paper Covered Paste Box in the colonial Style
This box is 12" round by 6.5" deep.
These paste boxes have been covered with velum paper that has been marbleized, dried, cut to shape with overlap on bottom and top, glued onto the paste box then it has been sealed with polyurethane for added protection. This is the process that was used in the 18th century, so it is period correct. the pattern is called the feathered and swirled.