"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242883

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Narrow strip placed over window. Four small fragments were glued together to create a strip with blue ground and clumps of brown leaves at left end and in center. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Palais-Royal

Additional Identification Number

55.1
767

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.9

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic