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Tile

Turkish

Artwork Details

Tile
16th century
Turkish
glaze on earthenware
9 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in (25.08 cm x 25.08 cm x 3 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.136

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

See physical description.

Physical Description:

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. 

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