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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.11 (RS109707)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper panel "Palais-Royal" pattern. Half panel depicts a four wheeled wicker carriage with a small child seated inside [other half is 2010.27.1.13]. Greek temple facade in background. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on left side [column on right has been cut off]. Pattern identical to 2010.27.1.1. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
67 5/8 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.11
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242888
Reference Notes
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 3: Woman pulling a baby carriage."
Related Items
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession number 2010.27.1.13 Relationship Right half of panel
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession number 2010.27.1.1 Relationship Identical pattern
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession number 2010.27.1

Wallpaper Details

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

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