Chertsey tiles: Tristram series
- Chertsey tiles: Tristram series
Earthenware floor tile, inlaid slip-decoration, lead-glazed. Representation of Tristram, disguised as a pilgrim, climbing a ladder up the side of the ship, ready to carry Isolde to dry land.
- Made in: Chertsey
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Surrey,Chertsey)
- Excavated/Findspot: Chertsey Abbey, abbey
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Surrey,Chertsey,Chertsey Abbey)
- Diameter: 230 millimetres
2012 28 Jan-13 May, Oxford, Bodleian Library, The Romance of the Middle Ages
Damaged good, restored.
9 December 2011
Reason for treatment
Improve existing repairs
Tile roundel has previously been repaired. Adhered, gapfilled and painted. These areas require some improvement for loan.The tile is adhered to a slate backing for support.
Filled areas of loss using Flugger acrylic filler. Smoothed using abrasive papers.Painted areas of gapfill using golden acrylic paints applied using a brush and sponge .
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCP2865
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