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Cross-shaped tile from the shrine of Imamzada Yahyah

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

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles