Star tile with radial design
Object Place: Kashan, N W Iran
Longest 19.5 cm.
Medium or Technique
Light colored fritware, with blue design and turquoise accents on whitened glaze, and with reduced brown luster decoration applied in a second firing.
Not On View
A medium-sized 8-pointed Kashan tile with a luster border inscription surrounding a radial lattice in blue with luster painting of vegetal forms in reserve.
1886, purchased by the MFA from Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (b.1837-d.1914), Burlington, VT. (Accession date: January 1, 1886)