Decorative Arts and Design
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Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet
Gift of Louis C. Garth
Tile relief portrait of a man in Renaissance costume in circular reserve, green glaze. Tile enclosed by a gilt wood frame with blue velvet interior border.
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, 45.139.4 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.45.139.4.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/27/2011
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