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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts two groups of people, one man and one woman in each. The couple in the foreground are seated in chairs looking over the backs at one another. The couple in the background are standing, the woman is leaning on a chair putting on her shoe while the man holds out a hand to assist her. Greek temple facade in 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. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1
67 3/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 18: Unidentified scene."