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French Scenic wallpaper panel "Palais-Royal" pattern. Half panel depicts a young woman in Empire dress walking and reading a book. Stone wall with swag bunting and floral arches in background [other half is 2010.27.1.20]. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like column on right side [column on left has been cut off]. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Small fragments of green and brown three dimensional paper attached to right side. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.\n
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession Number 2010.27.1.20
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1
68 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 16: A strolling woman."