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Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile
Date:
dated A.H. 663/A.D. 1265
Geography:
Iran, Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; overglaze luster-painted
Dimensions:
W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.105
Not on view
Inscription: In Arabic, the inscription includes the entire first sura of the Qur'an.
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 11, p. 16, ill. (b/w).



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