Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name: Star-shaped tile
Date: second half 13th–14th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; molded, overglaze painted and leaf gilded (lajvardina)
Dimensions: Diam. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) D. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1940
Accession Number: 40.181.16

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