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2001.281.138.1 (RS185446)

Description

Partial roll of Tynecastle or Modelled Canvas wallcovering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Embossed foliate and floral tapestry pattern with strapwork. Dark brown surface color.

Details

Maker
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
Date
1874-1920
Period of production for Tynecastle.
Inscriptions
"W. SCOTT MORTON'S PATENT (TRADE MARK) MODELLED CANVAS" (INCLUDES WORDS "TRADE MARK" WITHIN OUTLINE OF A CASTLE)
"1021" (pattern number)
"Beast" (colorway name?)
"3.25" (price per roll?)
Location of origin
Scotland; Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
canvas
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
canvas
paper (fiber product)
Tynecastle canvas
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
42 x 24 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.138.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273478
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.138.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
foliate
floral
strapwork
flower
leaf
Period/Style
Tapestry
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Wove
Embossed
Pattern No.
1021
State
Original
Theme
Tapestry
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 33 5/8, print width 23 5/8 (inches)

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