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Double Pentagon Shaped Tile

Object Name:
Tile
Date:
15th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; monochrome-glaze elements
Dimensions:
7.88 in. high 11.88 in. wide (20 cm high 30.2 cm wide)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.350.6
Not on view
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 19, 1975, no. 300, to MMA
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. 33, p. 38, (b/w).



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