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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.25 (RS109728)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Rectangular panel placed over door. Nine small fragments were glued together to create a panel with blue ground and urn shaped tree in center. Tree is comprised of parts of the leafy arches and tree like columns. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.\n \n \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
17 x 41 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.25
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242947
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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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