These tiles set in a plain, painted wooden frame were probably arranged in this manner for display in a showroom, as opposed to the more elaborately framed tiles nearby that were intended as decoration for a domestic interior. The tiles illustrate the range of colors and sizes offered by the firm.
- Designer: Isaac Broome
- Maker: Beaver Falls Art Tile Company
- Medium: Glazed earthenware, wood
- Place Manufactured: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
- Dates: ca. 1880
- Inscriptions: on top front of frame stenciled in white: "TILES" White paper label affixed to top front of frame: printed in black: "123" on bottom front of frame stenciled in white: "MADE BY THE BEAVER FALLS ART TILES CO. l'TD./BEAVER FALLS, PA."
- Collections:Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
- Accession Number: 79.173.1
- Credit Line: H. Randolph Lever Fund
- Rights Statement: No known copyright restrictions
- Caption: Isaac Broome. Tile, ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware, wood Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 79.173.1
- Catalogue Description: Five glazed tiles set in black-painted wood frame. In center three horizontal tiles depicting from top to bottom: pale-yellow tile depicting two putti in symmetrical rinceau scrolling vine; yellow green tile depicting classically clad prone female figure supporting a scroll in her arms; light brown tile depicting asymmetrical arrangement of six roses and leaves. At either side, pair of vertical brown tiles depicting classically clad standing female figures that gaze towards center.
- Record Completeness: Best (83%)