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Tile from a Frieze

Object Name:
Tile from a frieze
Date:
early 14th century
Geography:
Iran, Natanz
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; molded, painted in luster and blue
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.117.2
Not on view
Inscription: Qur'anic inscription written in thuluth containing the first half of the basmala: " In the name of God..."
O’Reilly’s Plaza Art Galleries, New York, March 13, 1975, no. 86, to MMA
Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 22, p. 27, ill. (b/w).



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