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Cross-shaped tile from the shrine of Imamzada Yahyah

Persian
Ilkhanid
October–December 1262


Object Place: Kashan, Iran

Accession Number

16.320

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay and glass frit), glazed in opaque white and overglaze painted in lustre

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

Inscription

Quranic inscriptions around border.

Provenance

16.320-332 bought of C. Filippo. 1916, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA (Accession date: Oct. 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection