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Malkin Tile Works Co

Malkin Tile Works Co

The Malkin Tile Works Company, Ltd.
Burslem: The Malkin Tile Works Company Ltd., c1910


Trade catalog featuring encaustic, mosaic and wall tile designs manufactured by the Malkin Tile Works of Burslem, now part of Stoke-on-Trent, England.

Marked by bold color halftone and lithographic plates, this catalog provides numerous renderings of the Malkin company’s vibrant design options. Like its regional competitor and contemporary, Mintons; Malkin excelled in geometric encaustic flooring layouts, a wide variety of which are displayed here. This publication offers border, field, and frieze tiles, as well as moldings in classical and Art Nouveau styles.