Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Raised letters, on back: "I. T. Co. / B I W [in pretzel] / B. N. Y."
Gift of Florence I. Barnes
Glazed earthenware square tile embossed with elaborate stylized swirling leaves (four leaves in center in pinwheel arrangement); light brown and cream glaze.
CONDITION: Traces of old mortar on back and edges. Small chips on front edges; glaze chip on one leaf near edge.
International Tile Company. Tile, 1882-1888. Earthenware, 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence I. Barnes, 85.6.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.6.5_bw.jpg)
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