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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.8 (RS109757)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a group of three women in Empire dress, a child, and a man standing around a barrel (playing a game?) Half of a columned and domed gazebo in background. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on left side [column on right side has been cut off]. Missing section of panel glued to right side of 2010.27.1.10. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
67 1/4 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.8
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242881
Reference Notes
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 1: 'Les oublies,' by Bosio from 'Le Bon Genre,' no 79"
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Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession number 2010.27.1.3 Relationship Identical pattern
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Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession number 2010.27.1

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Scenic
Pattern Name
Palais-Royal
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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