On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet
Impressed on back of tile: "THE AMERICAN/ ENCAUSTIC TILE CO./ LIMITED"
Gift of Louis C. Garth
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American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). Tile, 1885. Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet, 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis C. Garth, 45.139.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.139.2_PS2.jpg)
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Tile relief portrait of a woman in Renaissance costume in a circular reserve, green glaze. Tile enclosed by a gilt wood frame with blue velvet interior border.
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