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Tile Decorated with Entrelacs Pattern Based on Octagons

Object Name:
Rectangular tile
Date:
second half 14th century
Geography:
Made in present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Samarqand
Medium:
Stonepaste; carved and glazed in turquoise and aubergine
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter D. Binger Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.88
Not on view
[ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York, until 1972; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Nature of Islamic Ornament Part III: Geometric Patterns," March 17, 1999–July 18, 1999, no catalogue.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Pottery: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, vol. 40, no. 4 (Spring 1983). no. 37, p. 34, ill. pl. 37 (color).

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