Cross-Shaped Tile

Object Name: Cross-shaped tile
Date: 13th century
Geography: Iran, probably Kashan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; inglaze painted in blue and turquoise and luster-painted on opaque white glaze
Dimensions: 8 in. (20.3 cm) Wt. (whole group) 31 lbs. (14.1 kg)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number: 41.165.33

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