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Tile (USA), 1947

This is a Tile. It was made by Carol Janeway. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is high-fire earthenware with polychrome underglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 15.2 × 15.2 × 1 cm (6 in. × 6 in. × 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower right corner: "Janeway"

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), 1947; Made by Carol Janeway ; high-fire earthenware with polychrome underglaze decoration; L x W x D: 15.2 × 15.2 × 1 cm (6 in. × 6 in. × 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of James O. Green; 1947-68-1

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

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