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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.27 (RS109733)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts two women playing with two small children. Cone shaped obelisk and latticework trellis pictured in background behind a stone wall with diamond medallion decoration. 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. Small fragments of green and brown three dimensional paper attached on left side. 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 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.27
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242950
Reference Notes
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 9: A child's first steps."
Related Items
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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