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2001.281.142AB (RS185489)

Description

Two matching fragments of Tynecastle or Modelled Canvas wallcovering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale floral pattern with tudor roses, foliate scrolls, and basketweave strapwork. Coated in a ochre color.

Details

Maker
Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1874-1920
Period of production for Tynecastle.
Inscriptions
"Aunt" (color or pattern name in brown paint)
"1.75" (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
15 1/4 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.142AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273519
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1961.369 Relationship Same pattern, different color.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Tynecastle
Decor Motif
tudor rose
rose
floral
flower
foliate scroll
scroll
basket weave
Form
unused (selvedge removed)
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Taperstry
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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