"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242888

Description

French Scenic wallpaper panel "Palais-Royal" pattern. Half panel depicts a four wheeled wicker carriage with a small child seated inside [other half is 2010.27.1.13]. Greek temple facade in background. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on left side [column on right has been cut off]. Pattern identical to 2010.27.1.1. 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

Related Items

Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession Number 2010.27.1.13
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1.1
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

67 5/8 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.11

Reference Notes

In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 3: Woman pulling a baby carriage."

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic