"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242932

Description

French Scenic wallpaper panel "Palais-Royal" pattern. Half panel depicts a man and woman riding past a stone wall with swag bunting. A small domed structure with arches and Ionic pilasters appears in the background [other half is 2010.27.1.22]. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on left side [column on right has been cut off]. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.\n \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Palais-Royal

Additional Identification Number

55.1
767

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

67 3/8 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.20

Reference Notes

In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 16: A strolling woman."

Places

France

Related Items

Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession Number 2010.27.1.22
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic