Guild Set Tiling

Guild Set Tiling Innovative Button Museum
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Guild Set Tiling
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Red decorative text on gold rectangle, red fabric background. 

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St. Louis Button Co. Manufacturers [Union label] St. Louis, MO.

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According to 1930 article in the Milwaukee Journal, guild set tiling is a designation that tiling work has been done by master tile setters who have years of experience and superior talent. In order to use the term they must be employed by or members of the Tile and Mantel Contractors' Association of America. The name refers to the oldest organizations of craftsmen called guilds.  

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IN0018
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