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BLOIS. Décoration murale (BLOIS. Wall decoation)
  • Europe
  • BLOIS. Décoration murale (BLOIS. Wall decoation), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Blois, France
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width:
    Image Dimensions Height/Width:
    Mount Dimensions: 35.7 x 27.8 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 14 1/16 x 10 15/16 in
  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.146
Description

A detail of the wallpaper of the Queen's chamber at the Royal Château de Blois. Vine-like arrangements surround a quatrefoil design that flanks the central layout. Within the central layout appear the royal dual cypher of King Henri II and Catherine de'Medici.