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Name of Object:

Mosaic panel

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

Date:

Hegira 9th century / AD 15th century

Type of object:

Mosaic

Museum Inventory Number:

ISp/30

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Mosaic

Dimensions:

Height 43 cm, length 62.7 cm

Period / Dynasty:

Timurid

Provenance:

Central Asia

Description:

The mosaic technique reached its apogee during the Timurid period. This panel includes cobalt blue, turquoise, emerald green, white and amber tesserae. In the centre is a verse of the Qur'an written in white kufic script.

Citation of this web page:

 "Mosaic panel" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;it;Mus21;39;en&id=mosaics

MWNF Working Number: IT1 39