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Tile

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1882
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on back: "ITCo / B I W [in pretzel] / BNY"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 85.106.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Florence I. Barnes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION International Tile Company. Tile, ca. 1882. Earthenware, 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence I. Barnes, 85.106.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 85.106.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square, glazed earthenware tile with light brown ground printed with pattern in dark brown of stylized anthemion alternating with stylized papyrus; stylized floral rosette in circle below each anthemion; double line border on lower edge, line border on upper edge embellished with saw-toothed border. CONDITION: Old mortar visible, some chips along edges on back.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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