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Tile, Half Star

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile fragment
Date:
13th century
Geography:
Iran, Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted on an opaque white glaze under a transparent colorless glaze
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.95.5
Not on view
Luster painted tiles for the decoration of representative interiors often have poetry in the margin. This tile is dated to dated "In the months of the year 616 (1218–19)".
Arthur Upham Pope, Warren, CT (until 1966; sold to MMA)
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