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

Born digital photograph of the gold, black and white hearth tiles of the fireplace in the main bedroom at Villa Alba. The twelve geometric, visually interlocking tiles feature an abstract flower within a black border. There are twelve parts of the pattern on each tile.