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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

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Tile (USA), ca. 1930

This is a Tile. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is painted and glazed stoneware. 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 I. Balasny-Barnes.

Its dimensions are

15.6 x 15.6 x 1.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Molded in raised letters on reverse: "MATAWAN TILE CO./PRO-CER"

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), ca. 1930; painted and glazed stoneware; 15.6 x 15.6 x 1.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3/4 in.); Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes; 1986-107-2

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