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Tile from a Frieze

Object Name:
Tile from a frieze
Date:
late 13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; molded, glazed, and luster-painted
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number:
20.120.48
Not on view
William Milne Grinnell, New York (until d. 1920; bequeathed to MMA)
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