Telok Ayer Street temple, tiles with patchwork quilt pattern : close-up [3]

  • Arts
  • Lee, Kip Lin
  • 1 Oct 1968

This 1968 photograph depicts some decorative mosaic tiles featuring a patchwork quilt pattern. These were seen in the main hall of a temple on Telok Ayer Street. These terracotta ceramic tiles were once commonly used in Peranakan-styled houses and sometimes along the five-foot ways outside shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Architectural Styles
  • Tiles--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Visual Arts

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