Fragment with Octagons and Four-Pointed Stars

1521–1955 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)
Overall: 26.5 x 100.5 cm (10 7/16 x 39 9/16 in.)
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The design consists of aligned large-scale octagons and four-pointed star-shaped interspaces filled with leafy scrolls. Each octagon encloses pairs of regardant gazelles and nonregardant rabbits in mirror image against a foliate background, patterned in white on a light pinkish-tan ground.
Fragment with Octagons and Four-Pointed Stars

Fragment with Octagons and Four-Pointed Stars

1521–1955 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)

Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055)

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