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Floor Tile (England), 14th century

This is a Floor tile. It is dated 14th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is red earthenware, inlaid with pipe clay. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.9 x 13.6 x 12.4 cm (1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

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Floor Tile (England), 14th century; red earthenware, inlaid with pipe clay; H x W x D: 2.9 x 13.6 x 12.4 cm (1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1955-144-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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