This wallpaper model is the result of the collaboration between the BNF and Papier Français. Calisson Royal Original is inspired by the famous Provencal culinary speciality. This oval shape structures the design. Its design blends pastry, geometry and the floral world. It was first printed in the Jacquemart and Bénard factory in 1805.
“King René's cook offered the future queen, who had an ungracious reputation, a little almond paste delicacy. Seeing Jeanne de Laval smile for the first time, the divine pastry chef exclaimed in Provençal: “Di calin soun!” These are hugs! For the greatest joy of our taste buds, the name still lives on… ”