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Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile
Date:
14th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; underglaze painted and over-glaze luster-painted
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Rafael Guastavino, 1928
Accession Number:
28.89.9
Not on view
Rafael Guastavino, New York (until 1928; gifted to MMA)
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