Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1874-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273504

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"W. SCOTT MORTON'S PATENT (TRADE MARK) MODELLED CANVAS" ("Trade Mark" is embossed inside castle logo)
"... SCOTT MORTON'S TYNECASTLE / 1029" (pattern number)

Pattern No.

1029

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

33 1/2 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.141

Date

1874-1920 (Period of production for Tynecastle.)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Tapestry

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Tynecastle

Decor Motif

foliate
scroll
floral
flower
acanthus