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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

Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with floral and calligraphic patterns
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)
Square tile with two pairs of quadrupeds, after 15th century style
20th century
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
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
Square ceramic tile with iridescent blue glaze
Pewabic Pottery
1932 – 1942
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with molded floral arabesque design
1400 – 1599
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
This circular, dark gray color tile is characterized by a central circle that contains a creature with a human head and the body of a large bird with multiple wings and two arms. Two of the wings and both arms are outstretched and the right arm is holding a string-beaded object. The border of the central circle is decorated with a series of small diamond shapes.&nbsp;Surrounding this central circle are twelve coupled petals (twenty-four in total) stemming from it. Outside of this is the tile border, a raised band which&nbsp;surrounds the circumference of the tile and contains an inner and outer raised border and numerous small circles raised in low relief in between the borders. A portion of the tile, which includes approximately 5 petals and adjacent tile border is broken off and missing.<br />
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This dark gray, high-fired earthenware convex eave-end roof tile is made from fine clay. Depicted in the center of the tile, in low relief, is a Gareungbinga or Kalavinka (Skt. Kalavinka) with two arms spread
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Roof-end tile with kalavinka design
668 – 935
On loan from the YooGeum Museum, Seoul, Korea
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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