Floor tiles - 1

Floor tile
with oak leaf
FT01


Object
: Floor tile
Culture: Medieval 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Strata Florida Abbey, Wales
Material: Clay, tin glaze.
Size: 100mm square x 25mm deep
Weight:

Notes: Tin glazed floor tile with oak leaf motif radiating from a central cross. Two parallel incised lines run across the corners with a trefoil clover leaf in each corner. This pattern of tile was used in the Cisternian monastry but also were produced for other use.
Described as "THIS ORIGINAL 13TH / 14TH CENTURY CISTERTIAN FLOOR TILE IS ONE OF TWO THAT I HAVE DECIDED TO SELL. THESE TILES WERE ALSO USED IN OTHER PARTS OF WALES AND THE WEST MIDLANDS as per THE MEDIEVAL TILES OF STRATA FLORIDA BY MARTIN CRAMPIN.
THE TILE IS IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION."

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