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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet
  • Place Manufactured: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES 1885
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Louis C. Garth
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tile relief portrait of a woman in Renaissance costume in a circular reserve, green glaze. Tile enclosed by a gilt wood frame with blue velvet interior border. Condition: good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). Tile, 1885. Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet, 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis C. Garth, 45.139.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.45.139.2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.45.139.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/27/2011
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