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Object ID #18798267

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by W. Scott Morton. It is dated 1882–1920 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is embossed canvas with backing paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Arlene M. Ellis and Arlene and Thomas C. Ellis. It is credited Gift of Arlene M. and Thomas C. Ellis.

  • Leather, ca. 1700
  • leather, stamped, embossed, silvered, varnished.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Thomas Snell.
  • 1903-21-3

Its dimensions are

H x W: 82.5 x 68 cm (32 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On one selvedge: "1033 W. Scott Morton's Patent...Modelled Canvas". On opposite selvedge: "W. Scott Morton's Tynecastle Canvas".

Cite this object as

Object ID #18798267; Designed by W. Scott Morton (ca. 1840 – 1903); Scotland; embossed canvas with backing paper; H x W: 82.5 x 68 cm (32 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.); Gift of Arlene M. and Thomas C. Ellis; 1981-65-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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