Photograph: David Franzen, 2003,  © DDFIA, Honolulu, Hawai'i


This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English.

Name of Object:

Tile panel

Location:

Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

Holding Museum:

Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

About Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Date of Object:

Hegira 11th and 13th centuries / AD 17th and 19th centuries

Museum Inventory Number:

48.1a–f

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Stonepaste; underglaze-painted

Dimensions:

Each tile: 25.4 x 25.4 cm

Period / Dynasty

Ottoman

Provenance:

Turkey, Iznik

Description:

This panel consists of 185 tiles and 3 half tiles, each with embossed tulip, hyacinth, saz leaf, and cloudband motifs that form a large-scale repeating arabesque pattern. Indigo, turquoise, green, and red glazes are on a white background.

Citation of this web page:

 "Tile panel" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;us;Mus22;16;en

MWNF Working Number: US2 16

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 Artistic Introduction

Islamic Dynasties / Period

Ottomans


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