Historical information

The Villa Alba Museum is cultural institution committed to the collection, study and display of 19th century interior decorative finishes, and the components of 19th and 20th century interior decoration. Most rooms in this historically and aesthetically significant house have stone (typically marble) fireplaces that are inset with plain and decorative tiles produced by the company of Mintons Ltd.

Physical description

Digital photograph of the pattern of decorative surround tiles on the left side of the fireplace in the dining room at Villa Alba. The figurative tiles depict young girls surrounded by blossoms. These two figurative tiles are surrounded by rectangular plain majolica tiles in shades of maroon, blues and green. The tiles were produced by Mintons Ltd.