Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1874-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273490

Description

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

Inscription

"ALBANY / ARGAL" (colorway or pattern name)
"4.00" (price per roll?)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.139.1

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Scotland; Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 25 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.139.2

Date

1874-1920 (Period of production for Tynecastle.)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused (selvedge removed)

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Taperstry

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Tynecastle

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves
scrolls
strapwork
floral
foliate