"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242934

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Palais-Royal

Additional Identification Number

55.1
767

Related Items

Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel Accession Number 2010.27.1.20
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

68 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.22

Reference Notes

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

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic