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Tile

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Hopi Pueblo
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 6 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (15.5 x 9.5 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER X1047.12
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Rectangular flat tile, with white slip. Decorated with a semi-circular element containing linear and globular details. A pointed arching element on left side with two parallel lines at each end. Mirror image is represented on the lower half of the tile, creating a circle surrounded by an arch-like element. Black border. Made in a mold. CONDITION: Oxidation on right side, holes at top and bottom center.
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