Delftware tile

Description
This tile was from a fire surround of a house in Exeter. Tiles like these were decorative but also informative as they often show scenes from the Bible. This tile tells part of the story of Samson.
Accession Loan No.
39/1991/11
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
Delftware tile
Simple Name
tile
Full Name
Delftware tile, Samson carrying doors
Period Classification
Stuart (1603-1714)
Family Group

Material
ceramic; tin-glazed earthenware
Collection Site Name
Bartholomew Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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