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Cross-Shaped Tile

Object Name:
Cross-shaped tile
Date:
second half 13th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze with touches of cobalt blue and turquoise color
Dimensions:
Max. W. 8 in (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number:
41.165.36
Not on view
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1941; gifted to MMA)
Tallahassee. Junior Museum. "The Mathematics of Islamic Art," October 30, 1979–April 30, 1980.

New York. Hagop Kevorkian Fund Special Exhibitions Gallery. "Persian Tiles," May 4, 1993–January 2, 1994.

Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 13, p. 18, ill. (b/w).



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