ceramic tile
5.75 in HIGH x 5.75 in WIDE x 0.5 in DEEP
(14.60 cm HIGH x 14.60 cm WIDE x 1.27 cm DEEP)
Gift of Julia Mayberry

S & S / TILES/ SAN JOSE Ca - stamped in clay on verso center of tile.
Verso: "6" encircled in black crayon, TR

Ridged square ceramic tile glazed in shades of blue, cream, and brown. The surface of the tile has a geometric and floral design. A double-line arch in teal and brown appears at the top of the tile and a wavy dark brown line appears along the bottom edge. A double leaf in cream and brown appears in the center of the tile flanked by medium brown flourishes against a blue background. Above the arch, cream lines curve at the upper corners against a brown background. Additional cream flourishes appear at center right and left and at bottom center.

Riley Doty notes that S & S might have used a printing press to make the dark outline. - From Addendum to Gift Agreement (see file)

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