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title unknown (wallpaper detail)
  • Europe
  • title unknown (wallpaper detail), 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
  • S2015.147

A detail of the wallpaper in the Queen's chamber at the Royal Château de Blois. The design is a repeated pattern of the royal dual cypher of King Henri II and Catherine de'Medici enclosed by a curved, triangular design, alternating with a foliated design, also enclosed by a curved triangle.