Motawi Tileworks

Motawi Prairie Butterfly in Blue - 8x8


$130.00
Motawi Prairie Butterfly in Blue - 8x8
Motawi Prairie Butterfly in Blue - 8x8 Motawi Prairie Butterfly in Blue - 8x8 Motawi Prairie Butterfly in Blue - 8x8


Motawi Tileworks Collection

In 1902 the heiress and social activist Susan Lawrence Dana commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to perform a complete remodel of her family's home. A sophisticated integration of architecture, furnishings and decorative arts, The Dana-Thomas House creates a unified statement of the Prairie School aesthetic. It is home to the largest collection of site-specific, original Wright objects, including Wright's iconic art glass Butterfly Chandeliers. Reimagined from an aerial view in 8x8-inch ceramic tile, Prairie Butterfly captures the soft glow that emanates from the chandeliers in this grand space.

Motawi Tileworks is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan where they design and make all of their ceramic tiles by hand. They can be hung on the wall, displayed on a stand, or used as the focal point in your next tile project.size:

  • Mid-century modern meets Motawi mastery in these tiles based on the work of celebrated wildlife artist Charley Harper (1922-2007), a self-described "minimal realist." 
  • Actual tile size: 3-13/16" square
  • size with frame: 11-1/2" square
  • Tiles are 5/8" thick and have a notch at the back for hanging.

The solid wood frames are built by Family Woodworks in Pennsylvania with premium 2-inch flat quartersawn white oak wood and finished using their 4 step signature process. Available in Nutmeg and Ebony finishes.

  • solid oak
  • 2" wide

 

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