On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on back: "IT Co / B I W [in pretzel] / BNY"
Gift of Diana M. Sawney and Lorraine Gordon
Square tile, glazed buff-colored earthenware with transfer-printed decoration in black. Pattern comprises diagonal bands at each corner, set with 1/4 stylized sunburst; central field is irregular octagon in shape and is scattered with various floral sprigs.
CONDITION: Glaze crazed and discolored. Chip to upper left corner; two chips along right front edge; various chips on rear edges. Old mortar attached.
International Tile Company. Tile, 1882-1888. Earthenware, 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Diana M. Sawney and Lorraine Gordon, 88.64. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.64.jpg)
overall, 88.64.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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