Federation Tiling

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  • Adorned with fretwork and tesselated tiles, verandahs were an important feature of a Federation home.
  • Tessellated tiles in various patterns were often used for bathroom floors.
  • Wall tiles were generally 6 inches in length (152mm).
  • Decoration of wall tiles was often in the form of transfer tiles or embossed tiles and often finished off with bullnose cappings.
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Haberfield pathway
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Haberfield garden path


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Rosebery Entrance

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Tessellated Tile Patterns from Olde English Tiles

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Bathroom Floor Tiling
Windsor
Windsor

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Federation Patterns





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Federation Borders