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

Object Name:
Octagonal tile
late 16th–early 17th century
Attributed to Iran
Stonepaste; painted in blue, turquoise, black, and white under transparent glaze
8.38 in. wide (21.3 cm wide)
Credit Line:
Gift of Johanna Garz, 1961
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, in 1910]; Johanna Garz, Karlstadt am Maine, Germany (until 1961; gifted to MMA)
Theresienhöhe. "Meisterwerke Muhammedanisher Kunst," 1910.

New York. Hagop Kevorkian Fund Special Exhibitions Gallery. "Persian Tiles," May 4, 1993–January 2, 1994, no. 38.

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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