Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-64540

Description

Floor to fireplace. Buff colored clay body with slip decoration, probably screened process. Brown and black Renaissance diamond border with circular devices enclosing a four-part scroll and palmettos design. Forms overall checkered pattern with border tiles of interlocking ovals and a floral element.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
Tile
Tile, Fireplace
Earthenware
Tile, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.125 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.660

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