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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
Red orange rectangular tile with a thin black line border and black Thunderbird design.
Laura Tomasie (Native American)
Tile with Hopi Thunderbird
1959 – 1969
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
This circular tile has circular designs of a range of sizes. At the very center has a small circle, with a ring around it. Surrounding this are six evenly spaced small circles, which result in an overall six-petalled stylized floral-like design. Surrounding it is another thin circular band, and another circle of evenly spaced dots, enclosed by another circular band. This design at center thus far represents a lotus seedpod. Extending from it are eight petals, with another ring of eight larger petals set behind them. Finally, another ring pattern of two thin circular bands with small dots between them creates the border of the tile.<br />
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This dark gray, high-fired earthenware convex eave-end roof tile features a two-tier, eight-petal lotus design. It is made from fine clay mixed with numerous fine stone particles. Two concentric tiers of eight petals surround a flat, circular ovary that contains a single central seed surrounded by six others. A circular band, also containing seeds, runs around the ou
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Roof-end tile with lotus design
668 – 935
On loan from the YooGeum Museum, Seoul, Korea
This Il-Khanid period molded 8-pointed star tile contains a central spotted feline together with Arabic inscriptions on the outer rim. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped Tile with cheetah among foliage
1233 – 1366
Museum Purchase

Iranian (Iranian)
Square tile with stylized tulip design
15th century
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with molded floral arabesque design
1400 – 1599
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Square ceramic tile with iridescent blue glaze<br />
Pewabic Pottery
1932 – 1942
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Tile with molded lion motif.
Iranian (Iranian)
Tile with molded lion
Museum Purchase
Light brown ceramic rectangular tile with a human-esque figure on the front in darker brown and red. Small hole pierced at the top and the bottom edges.
Hopi (Hopi (culture or style))
Tile with One-Legged Katsina
1875 – 1885
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
This polychrome and glazed square tile is decorated with a symmetrical design of flowers and leaf arabesques in deep aubergine and yellow. It is covered in a lustrous glaze with black underglaze. The tile matches the style and decorative features of other 16th century Turkish tiles. 
16th century
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with vegetal arabesque pattern
1300 – 1332
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
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