Ten-Pointed Star Tile
Arts of the Islamic World
Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, and opaque white glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique, with leaf gilding
14 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 15 in. (36.8 x 3.2 x 38.1 cm) (show scale)
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Ten-Pointed Star Tile, mid-15th century. Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, and opaque white glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique, with leaf gilding, 14 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 15 in. (36.8 x 3.2 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.227.196a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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In the "a" tile, the left most diamond in the center semi circle is more of an aspen leaf shape than a diamond. In the "b" tile, the left most diamond in the center semi circle appears more like a square, and is inset a bit from the edge of the tile.
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