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Tile

Object Number: 
N-388
Date: 
1850-1866
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 6 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Encaustic tile with red body and cream and black slip creating a stylized dart-and-tongue design.
Gallery Label: 
This tile was orignially installed in the club house of the American Jockey Club located in Jerome Park, Kingsbridge in the northwestern Bronx. The club house was built in 1866 and demolished in 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. Nash
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group