Not currently on display at the V&A

Floor Tile

1847-1850 (made)



Object details
Object type
Brief description
Type 1: Red coarse clay sandwiched between two layers of fine white clay. Stamped with one part of a four-part pattern of floral scrolls terminating in fleur de lys tops. Stamped on back: Minton & Co / Patent / Stoke upon Trent. Removed from Houses of Parliament. Designed by AWN Pugin, c.1847. Made by Minton & Co, c.1847-50. English 6" x 6"
Credit line
Given by the Department of Environment
Object history
Historical significance: The tile floors that Pugin designed for the new Palace of Westminster were the earliest extensive series of tile floors made in the 19th century.
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
C.1:7-1985

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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