tile fragment

Forlì pavement

ca.1513-1523 (made)


Length: 14.5 cm, Width: 6.5 cm

30:1831-1866 CER

Fragment of rectangular pavement tile, tin-glazed earthenware, Forlì, Italy, ca.1513-1523.

Fragment of rectangular border tile painted with arabesque patterns in orange on a yellow ground.

Described by Rackham as, "an outer border to the pavement made up of narrow rectangular tiles. The border tiles are painted with arabesque patterns of varying design in orange on a yellow ground."

Location: In Storage

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