Tile

13th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tile cut in half. Red earthenware with a pattern of a daisy flower impressed with white slip. The whole covered with a lead glaze.


object details
Object Type
Brief Description
Tile cut in half. Red earthenware with a pattern of a daisy flower impressed with white slip. The whole covered with a lead glaze. From Wimborne Minster in Dorset. English, 13th or 14th century.
Physical Description
Tile cut in half. Red earthenware with a pattern of a daisy flower impressed with white slip. The whole covered with a lead glaze.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.1cm
  • Width: 10.4cm
  • Depth: 2.2cm
  • Weight: 0.200kg
Object history
Originally from Wimborne Minster in Dorset.

Part of a purchase of tiles from the widow of Edkins who collected them from their original sites.
Production
Originally from Wimborne Minster in Dorset
Bibliographic Reference
A. B. Emden, Medieval Decorated Tiles in Dorset, Phillimore, 1977
Collection
Accession Number
1317-1892

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record createdJanuary 14, 2008
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