Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1874-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273519

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Aunt" (color or pattern name in brown paint)
"1.75" (price per roll?)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1961.369

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

15 1/4 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.142AB

Date

1874-1920 (Period of production for Tynecastle.)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused (selvedge removed)

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Taperstry

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Tynecastle

Decor Motif

tudor rose
rose
floral
flower
foliate scroll
scroll
basket weave