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Tile Palette

1998.500 (RS32576)

Description

White tile palette with colors according to label; flat and square; see worksheet for list of colors.

Details

Label
Used in Cherished Possessions 2002-2005: This paint palette belonged to Jenny Tucker, who may have used it for china painting demonstrations. It is exactly the type described as a palette in Tried by Fire, a popular guide to china painting by Susan Frackelton, published in 1886.
Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1885
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Painting T&E
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
PALETTE
palettes (painting equipment)
porcelain
Porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Miss Jane Armstrong Tucker
Dimensions
6 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.500
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18475

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