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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts two women in Empire gowns playing badminton. A dog lying on a blanket looks on. Floral arcade and half of a columned and domed gazebo appear in the background. 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 to right side. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
68 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 2: 'Le volant,' by Bosio from 'Le Bon Genre,' no 11"
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1.7
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1