"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel
French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a man and woman kissing. They are seated back to back on the ground in the bottom right corner. Another man kneeling on an Empire chair is applauding. A dog is running away at bottom left. A stone railing with squat vase shaped balusters appears in the background. A long narrow strip from panel 2010.27.1.8 has been glued along the right side. The top arch is not aligned. The correct strip for the right side of the panel is 2010.27.1.26. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like columns on sides. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
- Location of origin
- Object type
- Building Component
- Descriptive terms
- 68 x 17 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
- Reference Notes
- In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 4: 'Le baiser a la Capucine,' by Dutailly from 'Le Bon Genre', no. 65."
- Related Items
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession number 2010.27.1.26 Relationship Correct half of panel for right side
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession number 2010.27.1.8 Relationship Panel that right side strip was taken from
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession number 2010.27.1