"Palais-Royal" Wallpaper Panel

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-242960

Description

French Scenic wallpaper "Palais-Royal" pattern. Two small fragments removed from over windows. Fragment A: mostly blue ground with small section of leaves printed in bottom right corner. Fragment B: Tree leaves on left, blue ground on right. Block printed in grisaille on blue ground. Original manufacturer and designer are unknown. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Palais-Royal

Additional Identification Number

55.1
767

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.1.32ab

Places

France

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Scenic