Tile

14th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Red earthenware decorated in low relief with a rosette, glazed. Originally from Croyland Abbey. English, 14th century.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware, impressed and glazed
Brief Description
Red earthenware decorated in low relief with a rosette, glazed. Originally from Croyland Abbey. English, 14th century.
Physical Description
Red earthenware decorated in low relief with a rosette, glazed. Originally from Croyland Abbey. English, 14th century.
Dimensions
  • Taken from register length: 3 3/4in
  • Taken from register width: 3 3/4in
Credit line
Bought from Mrs. E. Edkins
Object history
Originally from Croyland Abbey.

In 1892 a large group of tiles was bought from Mrs. E. Edkins, the widow of William Edkins. Her husband had been a builder, who worked all over the west of England and many of his tiles came from buildings with which he had been involved.
Production
Originally from Croyland Abbey.
Collection
Accession Number
1130-1892

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJune 24, 2009
Record URL