Hexagonal Tile

Object Name: Hexagonal tile
Date: second half 15th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Earthenware; painted in black on a white ground under a green glaze, with traces of overglaze gold.
Dimensions: Max. W. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) DeptH. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund; Thomas A. D. Ettinghausen and Elizabeth S. Ettinghausen Gifts, in memory of Richard Ettinghausen; and Steven Kossak, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, and Richard S. Perkins Gifts, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.274

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