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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a gentleman in riding dress holding a shotgun talking to a woman in Empire dress and shawl. Building with pointed arches, pilasters and roof balustrade 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. Narrow strip of blue paper and fragments of green and brown three dimensional paper attached to top right corner. 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 13: A huntsman and his horse."