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Octagonal Shaped Tile with a Woman Bust in "Kubachi" Style

Object Name:
Octagonal tile
Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in blue, turquoise, black, and white under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
8.38 in. wide (21.3 cm wide)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Johanna Garz, 1961
Accession Number:
61.149
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, in 1910]; Johanna Garz, Karlstadt am Maine, Germany (until 1961; gifted to MMA)
Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 38, p. 43, ill. (b/w).



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