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Tile

Tile
Title
Tile
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with buff-colored body and blue and white painted decoration; windmill depicted at center of tile with decorative detailing at each corner; pin holes at top left and lower right.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1945.519b
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this tile came from a house on the northwest corner of Jackson and Main Streets, in Fishkill, New York, where Johannes Swart kept a store (and later a tavern) from 1753.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group