Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1874-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273485

Description

Partial roll 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

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
canvas
Tynecastle canvas
Wallpaper

Inscription

"ALBION" (colorway or pattern name)
"3.75" (price per roll?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Scotland; Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

41 1/4 x 25 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.139.1

Date

1874-1920 (Period of production for Tynecastle.)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.139.2

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused (selvedge removed)

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Tapestry

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Tynecastle

Decor Motif

flowers
leaf
strapwork
ribbon
foliate
floral