Door Frame, Two Doors, Ceramic Tiles from 236 Clermont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY


Medium: Wood, colorless glass, pigment, earthenware tiles, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1850

Dimensions: 119 1/2 x 62 x 54 in. (303.5 x 157.5 x 137.2 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, South Arm [Hallway outside Milliagn, Civil War, Rockefeller Room]

Accession Number: 2016.1

Catalogue Description:
Large rectangular door frame with elaborate gadrooned border at sides and top painted dark-green. Upper quarter of door frame inset with color-glass fan light with “236” painted in gold with black borders at center. Each door with large recessed framed rectangular panel above and smaller framed recessed square panel below. Doors fold inward into recessed pockets on either side of entryway. Floor set with 24 square ceramic tiles with identical classical design: rosette set in square borders in light green, dark red/orange, and beige.

Brooklyn Museum