Fragment of a Tile, Earthenware; graffiato decoration under turquoise blue glaze

Fragment of a Tile

Object Name:
Tile fragment
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Found Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; graffiato decoration under turquoise blue glaze
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
D: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.655
Not on view
1938, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Some Early Islamic Buildings and their Decoration. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 115, ill. fig. 1.113 (b/w).