Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1874-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273478

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 brown surface color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Tynecastle canvas
paper (fiber product)
canvas
Tynecastle canvas
Wallpaper

Inscription

"W. SCOTT MORTON'S PATENT (TRADE MARK) MODELLED CANVAS" (INCLUDES WORDS "TRADE MARK" WITHIN OUTLINE OF A CASTLE)
"1021" (pattern number)
"Beast" (colorway name?)
"3.25" (price per roll?)

Pattern No.

1021

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Morton, W. Scott (Designer)
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Tynecastle Tapestry (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Scotland; Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

42 x 24 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.138.1

Date

1874-1920 (Period of production for Tynecastle.)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.138.2

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Tapestry

Paper Finish

Wove
Embossed

Medium

Tynecastle

Decor Motif

foliate
floral
strapwork
flower
leaf

Period/Style

Tapestry