Tile sample kit

 
Tile sample kit
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  • Title :     Tile sample kit
  • Artist:     Gladding, McBean & Co. Maker
  • Accession:     TD1991.115.2
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1938
  • Dimensions:     Inches 13-1/2 11-3/4 1-3/4 Dimensions, case closed Inches 3-1/4 5-3/4 Dimensions, tiles, Centimeters 34.3 29.8 4.4 Dimensions, case closed Centimeters 8.3 14.6 Dimensions, tiles
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Subject:     Advertising , Decoration , Interior Decoration , Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Test Designs/Samples
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.115.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture
Description:
Cloth salesman's sample kit which opens up to display small tiles in various colors (see marks section below for complete listing of color numbers and descriptions); tiles are removable from cloth pockets which hold them in kit; 9 of 12 pockets contain tiles (3 tiles missing at time of purchase).