<em>Ten-Pointed Star Tile</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.227.196.jpg)

Ten-Pointed Star Tile

Medium: Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, and opaque white glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique, with leaf gilding

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid-15th century

Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 15 in. (36.8 x 3.2 x 38.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H18, 2I

Accession Number: 86.227.196a-b

Image: CUR.86.227.196.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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