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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts two women playing with two small children. Cone shaped obelisk and latticework trellis pictured in background behind a stone wall with diamond medallion decoration. 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. Small fragments of green and brown three dimensional paper attached on left side. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
67 3/4 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 9: A child's first steps."
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1