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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.22 (RS109722)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper panel "Palais-Royal" pattern. Half panel depicts a young woman in Empire dress walking and reading a book. Stone wall with swag bunting and floral arches in background [other half is 2010.27.1.20]. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on right side [column on left has been cut off]. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Small fragments of green and brown three dimensional paper attached to right side. 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
68 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.22
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242934
Reference Notes
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 16: A strolling woman."
Related Items
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession number 2010.27.1.20 Relationship Left half of panel
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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