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"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

2010.27.1.30 (RS109785)

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a woman in Empire dress sitting on a bench with a dog. A man stands behind her. Curved wall with corinthian columns and floral and latticework roof pictured in background with half of a fountain. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like columns on sides. Panel is glued together with 2010.27.1.28 and 2010.27.1.29. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a circa 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
68 1/4 x 58 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.1.30
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
242958
Reference Notes
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 6: A young woman seated on a bench reading a letter."
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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