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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a woman holding a bouquet and wearing an Empire gown walking across a courtyard. Curved and arched wall with openwork balustrade appears in background with floral arches potted in two large urns. 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. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1
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 20: A woman running, a bouquet in her left hand."