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Floor tile

English (Wessex?)
13th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 14.3 x 2.5 cm (5 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1303

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, encaustic decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles

Yellow and brown. Unframed.

Inscription

One side bears remnants of a paper label

Provenance

By 1992, Vivian S. Hawes (b. 1923 - d. 1999), Wellesley, MA [1]; 2000, bequest of Vivian S. Hawes to the MFA. (Accession date: July 13, 2017)

Notes:
[1] Lent to the MFA on June 19, 1992.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection