Telok Ayer Street temple, tiles : close-up [3]

  • Arts
  • Lee, Kip Lin
  • 1 Oct 1968

This 1968 photograph depicts some decorative mosaic tiles featuring a floral pattern. These can be seen on the wall tiles of the altar in a temple. These tiles (often from Staffordshire kilns) were once commonly used in Peranakan-styled houses and were mass produced by dust pressing, in which powdered clay was pressed into a mould with great force. 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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