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2001.281.138.2 (RS185491)

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 red, burnt orange, and green surface colors.\n

Details

Maker
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
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)
"Wm Codman" (handwritten)
"APSE" (colorway name?)
"4.00" (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
50 x 24 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.138.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273487
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.138.1 Relationship same pattern, different coloration

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
Foliate
floral
strapwork
flowers
leaf
Period/Style
Tapestry
Form
unused
Paper Finish
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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