Wall Tile


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iran | Isfahan

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP43
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iran | Isfahan
Archaeology Area Sufi lodge or khanqah
Locus Sufi Monestary
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Technique Glazed
Iconography Rosette

Rosette medallion in center. Blue background. Mosaic tile. early 15th -early 16th century.(early 8-early 9th century H) Mosaic tile.

"Mosaic tile panel taken from a Sufi retreat (Khanagah), possible at Nasrabad, which was being torn down in the 1930s. Other panels from this building are installed in the Philadelphia Museum of Art."

Height 119.38 cm
Length 114.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Blanchard, 1919
Other Number 11-1935-5a - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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