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Tiles of Islam
Byzantine and Medieval Tiles
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17th century Abbey American animals appear applied architectural artists BACKGROUND became began blue body borders Bristol buildings centres ceramic CHAPTER church clay colours continued copied corners covered Crafts decorated tiles Delft delftware demand depicting designs developed Dutch tile early effect encaustic tiles England English especially established Europe examples factory figures firing firm floor flower glaze green houses important included industry influence inlaid Islamic Italian Italy known landscapes late later lead LEFT Liverpool London lustre maiolica major medieval method Minton motifs Museum Netherlands origin OVERLEAF painted Palace panel particularly patterns pavements period Persia Persian polychrome popular porcelain portraits pottery printed probably produced range relief RIGHT Sadler scenes second half seen shapes showing signed similar slip Spain stove style subjects surface technique TILE ART tile-making tin-glazed tion traditional Victorian wall wares yellow