"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242947

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Rectangular panel placed over door. Nine small fragments were glued together to create a panel with blue ground and urn shaped tree in center. Tree is comprised of parts of the leafy arches and tree like columns. 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 \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Palais-Royal

Additional Identification Number

55.1
767

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 x 41 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.25

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic