Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 x 0.6 cm )
painted: on reverse; "Pre[sented] by/ S. Alofsen/ Dec 1864"
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with buff-colored body and brown marbled suface.
The early date at which this tile entered the N-YHS collection suggests that it may have been from a New York house.
Gift of S. Alofsen, 1864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.