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Tile

Eighty embossed tiles with a flowerpot in a central box with five offshooting blossoms. Medieval text around all four edges. Maltese cross in top left corner. "X" in top right and bottom corners.

Provenance

To MFA, 1975, gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

American, Designed about 1900

Object Place

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 3 3/4", W: 3 3/4", D: 1/2"

Accession Number

1975.743.28

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware