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Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name: Star-shaped tile
Date: 1260–70
Geography: Iran, probably Kashan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze under transparent glaze
Dimensions: Diam. of tile: 8 in. (20.3 cm) Group of 20 Joined tiles: H. 74 5/8 in. (189.5 cm) W. 105 in. (266.7 cm) D. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm) Wt. (whole group): 51 lbs. (23.1 kg)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number: 41.165.7

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