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Tile (USA), 1877–83

This is a Tile. It was manufactured by J. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works. It is dated 1877–83 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is molded glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Barnes. It is credited Gift of Florence Barnes.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11 x 11 x 1.8 cm (4 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse, impression: partially obliterated by dark adhesive material and gouging in clay.

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), 1877–83; Manufactured by J. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works ; molded glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 11 x 11 x 1.8 cm (4 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Florence Barnes; 1981-56-42

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