portuguese blue & white tile
Old Delft Blue Tiles
Portuguese blue tiles or azulejos - the real thing. The Portuguese word for blue is 'azul' and the Arabic term for polished to a shiny, smooth finish is 'zulej'. Hence, 'Azulejo'.
distinctive blue and white | ... the blues good now add some white and you ve got the makings for the
Early 1900s mosaic floor tile pattern from American Encaustic tile catalog.
This tiles are perfect for house beautification's.
1930s platform (more complex than later decades)
The floor in St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy is composed of ornate patterns of marble tiles - some of which date back to the 12th Century. AIMG_4769