Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th-early 20th century
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Rectangular flat tile, with white slip. Decorated with a large symbol of oblique lines at the top, possibly representing lightening. On the bottom half of the tile is a diagonal line with three oblique line designs on each side. Design rendered in black, with black border. An octagonal label with a black border on the verso reads : "From the HOPI VILLAGE 950". Made in a mold. CONDITION: One hole at top center of tile.
Hopi Pueblo. Tile, late 19th-early 20th century. Clay, slip, 3 5/8 x 3 3/16 in. (9.0 x 8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1047.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1047.10_PS2.jpg)
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