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Tile3401/38
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Square ceramic tile painted white with dark blue designs overtop. Surface is glazed, sides are partially glazed. Plain line border around all edges. Tile divided into four sections by a plain cross. Each section has an identical design. Diamond in centre of squares with a sunflower motif in their centres. The four corners of the four square sections have triangles with semi-circles and diagonal lines inside of them. Raised grid across entire back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton' Hollins & Co., stamped on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/14
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Square ceramic tile with floral and geometric motifs carved in relief across front. Surface is glazed. Brown-orange flowers with offshoots in each corner. Large rectangle-like shapes along each tile edge, with semi-circles carved out from each side. Rectangles have floral motifs inside. Corners of the rectangles overlap one another, forming squares. Inside each square is a light blue flower. Central design of tile is a square-like shape with round protuberances on each side. Inside of the square-like shape are floral designs. Small circle and large circular outline imprinted on back of tile. Inscriptions on back with manufacturer's name, T & R Boote.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/7
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Square ceramic tile with floral motif painted on front. Surface and sides are glazed. Background is off-white. Orange-brown border around edges with repeating pattern of diamonds with dots inside them. Squares in the border, at the four corners, with triangles and dots inside of them. Central design of two large light blue flowers with a light green leaf behind them. Small groupings of off-white and red-pink flowers surrounding the blue flowers. Six vertical ridges on back of tile. Inscription on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Figure3461/4
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A wooden carving of a bird with painted motif around its entire body. It has a long narrow neck, a smooth rounded body, a protruding triangular tail and one thick leg that flares outward at the bottom. Figure is drilled onto a wooden base. Head, neck, leg and base are painted dark brown-red. Main body painted dark red and is covered entirely in white hatching. Throughout white hatching are yellow-brown birds with dark red eyes, and white and dark red motifs on their necks, tails and through their middles. Area with painted designs, all carved in relief, trimmed with band of black and dark red lines. The bird’s head has white eyes and a white outline for its mouth.

Culture
Australian
Material
wood and paint
Made in
Australia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/2
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Wooden humanoid mask with dark brown-red cord attached to the top, imitating hair. Head is thin and rectangular, painted black, with two pronounced eyebrows, outlined in light yellow. Eyes below are thin, oval-shaped, and outlined in red and light yellow paint. Face has a sharp hooked nose above an open, puckered mouth, painted red. Nose and curves of the cheeks are highlighted with light yellow paint. Formline motifs around the mouth and on the cheeks. Done in red and light yellow. Back of mask is hollowed out. Holes in mask for eyes and mouth. String and nails are attached to interior for hanging.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
wood, fibre, metal and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/42
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Square ceramic tile with stylized floral motif painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is light brown. Central design of two dark yellow flowers with large olive green leaves. Leaves curve up and around the flowers. Intertwined with the leaves are light blue-green curvilinear designs. Seven vertical ridges on back of tile. Inscription stamped in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/32
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Square ceramic tile with abstract floral motif carved in slight relief across front. Surface is glazed. Background painted dark brown. Central design of two mint green flower-like shapes with blue centres. Large blue, layered oval in between the two flower-like shapes. Flowers share a single olive green stem that splits at the bottom, and curves back upwards, towards the flowers. Six horizontal ridges and four circles indented in each corner on back of tile. Inscription stamped between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/15
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Square ceramic tile with floral motifs painted on front. Surface and sides are glazed. Two dark red lines act as a border, a wide band towards the edge and a much thinner one towards the centre. Central design of olive green, vine-like shapes forming a diamond. Eight arms extend from diamond, forming a cross and an “X” shape. The ends of the cross arms have blooming, dark red flowers. The ends of “X” shape arms are large dark red flowers surrounded by three olive green leaves. The leaves touch the corners of the tile. Small circle and large circular outline imprinted on back of tile. Inscription on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/5
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Square ceramic tile with geometric and floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed, sides are partially glazed. Background is white. Across front are two rows of large flower-like shapes, done in black, with more flower motifs inside them done in dark yellow. The large flower-like shapes have rounded edges. Between the rows are smaller flower-like shapes, done in black, with pointed edges. All flower-like shapes, large and small, outlined in dark yellow and connected together with lines, forming a diamond-like grid overtop the white background, in dark yellow. Dark yellow dots throughout grid. Sides of tile undecorated. Twenty three holes, four rows of five and one row of three, indented on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Maw & Co., stamped on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Broseley, Shropshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3446/4
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Thorn carving depicting a group of people at a market. Figures adhered to rectangular particle board base. Figures are wearing various outfits including dresses, hats, pants, skirts and short sleeved shirts. Four women have babies strapped to their waists. There are two rows of three tables in the scene, each with a vendor and customer. All vendors are sitting on cylindrical stools. Three vendors are selling food, one is selling pottery, one is selling textiles and one is selling(?) combs. The textile vendor has a sewing machine and is in the process of making a white and blue striped cotton cloth. The comb vendor(?) is brushing the hair of a kneeling figure. There is a small bowl to the right of them. Base, figure outfits, five vendor tables tops and half of the food are light yellow-brown. Figures, stools, pots, sewing machine, one table top, all table bases, combs, bowl and half of food are dark brown. Donor initials on base.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, wood, adhesive and cotton fibre
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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