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.),

Related Items

Title Fireplace Tile Accession Number 1970.661
Title Fireplace Tile Accession Number 1970.661

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

6.125 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.660