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French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Panel depicts a woman in Empire dress sitting on a bench with a dog. A man stands behind her. Curved wall with corinthian columns and floral and latticework roof pictured in background with half of a fountain. Panel framed by a leafy arch at top and tree like columns on sides. Panel is glued together with 2010.27.1.28 and 2010.27.1.29. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a circa 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
Title "Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Accession Number 2010.27.1
68 1/4 x 58 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
In Odile Nouvel's book this panel is listed as "Length 6: A young woman seated on a bench reading a letter."