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A9636-16/1 Tile (1 of 2), part of collection, earthenware / glaze, maker unknown, Damascus, Syria, 1550-1600. Click to enlarge.

An earthenware tile from Damascus, Syria

Made
Tile (one of a pair), earthenware, maker unknown, Damascus, Syria, 1550-1600

Square buff tile, one of a pair, made of earthenware. One side is glazed with a floral geometric design in blue, turquoise and aubergine against a cream background.

Summary

Object No.

A9636-16/1

Object Statement

Tile (1 of 2), part of collection, earthenware / glaze, maker unknown, Damascus, Syria, 1550-1600

Physical Description

Tile (one of a pair), earthenware, maker unknown, Damascus, Syria, 1550-1600

Square buff tile, one of a pair, made of earthenware. One side is glazed with a floral geometric design in blue, turquoise and aubergine against a cream background.

Marks

None

Dimensions

Height

270 mm

Width

276 mm

Depth

20 mm

Production

Made

Notes

This tile was made in Damascus, Syria around 1550-1600.

Cite this Object

Harvard

An earthenware tile from Damascus, Syria 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 February 2023, <https://ma.as/205010>

Wikipedia

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