View all examples of CUENCA TILE-TYPE A
|Type Name:||CUENCA TILE-TYPE A|
Paste is typically cream to buff in color although reddish paste has been noted.
Off-white background with impressed designs painted in blue, green, manganese, honey, or gold.
Geometric design motifs including linked polygons, chains, and eight-pointed stars.
|Comments:||These tiles typically measure 10.9 to 11.2 centimeters per side and from 2.5 to 3 centimeters in thickness. Moorish in inspiration and tradition, straight-lined geometric designs are the most common, however geometric designs using curves are known.|
|Published Definitions:||Hostos 1938, Gonzalez Marti 1952, Deagan 1987; Goggin 1968|