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2001.281.141 (RS185448)

Description

Partial roll of Tynecastle or Modelled Canvas wallcovering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale foliate scroll and floral pattern. Orange-brown ground with red stenciled or painted background.

Details

Maker
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1874-1920
Period of production for Tynecastle.
Inscriptions
"W. SCOTT MORTON'S PATENT (TRADE MARK) MODELLED CANVAS" ("Trade Mark" is embossed inside castle logo)
"... SCOTT MORTON'S TYNECASTLE / 1029" (pattern number)
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 1/2 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.141
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273504

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
foliate
scroll
floral
flower
acanthus
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
1029
State
Original
Theme
Tapestry
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 23 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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