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Spanish tile

Spanish
Hispano-Moresque


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .222 x .203

Accession Number

83.16

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles

Pillars of Hercules in yellow rising from the blue waves, with a crown in yellow and blue on top; scroll with legend across pillars; a pharos on each side; ground is cream color, and figures are yellow, blue, green and purple. From the palace of Charles V at the Alhambra.

Provenance

1883, gift of Edward W. Hooper (b.1840-d.1901), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1883)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper