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Tile from a Frieze

Object Name:
Tile from a frieze
Date:
13th century
Geography:
Made in Iran, Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; overglaze luster-painted, molded
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (21.6 x 36.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
x.110
Not on view
Inscription: In Arabic, the Qur'anic inscription reads: ...and received good news...; (sura 41,verse 30)
Unknownprovenance; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum by 1922
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