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Mihrab tile (portion of a Prayer niche) Tile, 13th century

This is a Tile. It is dated 13th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is siliceous-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Tile, 1301–50
  • glazed, lustered and painted stonepaste, rolled and pierced silver (later mount).
  • Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman.
  • 1966-3-5-a/c

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 25 x 28.5 cm (2 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Mihrab tile (portion of a Prayer niche) Tile, 13th century; Iran; siliceous-glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 6 x 25 x 28.5 cm (2 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.); 1938-45-2

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