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2001.281.140 (RS185447)

Description

Partial roll of Tynecastle or Modeled Canvas wallcovering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Sample appears to have been used to demonstrate how to apply color to Tynecastle. Lower third of the sample is molded canvas with no surface finish or color. The middle third is coated with a cream colored ground. The upper third is coated with a gold ground with design elements painted in green, brown and red. The pattern consists of peach and floral branches and foliate scrolls.

Details

Maker
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Retailer)
Date
1880-1920
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
33 x 25 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.140
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273491
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1965.139b Relationship Same pattern. Same graduated display of color application.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
floral
foliate
scroll
peaches
branches
flower
leaf
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Form
unused (demonstration sample)
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Tapestry
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 24 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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