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British
Text accompanying 1988/1.109.1 (Tintern Abbey, from Treasure Spots of the World)
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
1988/1.109.2
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This Ilkhanid eight-pointed star tile employs the Kashan style that originates in Iran. A crane/phoenix-type bird flies amongst floral decorations. The outer perimeter is decorated with a cursive script. The script may either be Qur'anic verse (Arabic) or a Shahnama verse (Persian book of Kings). (updated)
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped Tile with flying crane among flowers
1300 – 1332
Museum Purchase
1957/1.102
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