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2001.281.139.2 (RS185490)

Description

Fragment of Tynecastle or Modelled Canvas wallcovering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Embossed pattern of stylized flowers and leaves with scrolls and strapwork. Dark brown surface color. \n

Details

Maker
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1874-1920
Period of production for Tynecastle.
Inscriptions
"ALBANY / ARGAL" (colorway or pattern 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
14 3/4 x 25 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.139.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273490
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.139.1 Relationship Same pattern (slightly different color treatment??). The two fragments match to show full pattern repeat.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
flowers
leaves
scrolls
strapwork
floral
foliate
Form
unused (selvedge removed)
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Taperstry
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 46 1/8, print width 25 5/8 (inches)

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