Tile Corner: Flower 01


This corner element on Delft tiles is characterized by the flower head (center of a flower) with multiple petals radiating from the center.  This element is similar to DAACS stylistic element, “Floral, radiating bloom 01.”

Flower 01 is similar to Flower style #68 in Van Dam and Tichelaar 1984.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.

Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:


Stylistic Genre
Handpainted Blue
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Base Painted, under free hand Blue, Intense Dark Tile Corner: Flower 01 Individual A