Tile fragment, orange clay; opaque blue glaze, black and blue underglaze

H x W: 5.9 x 2.7 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/16 in)
Northern Algeria, Tlemcen, Mansura
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Slusser in memory of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Architectural Element, Ceramic

Tile (fragment)

Algeria, earthenware

From ? to 1992
Dorothy Shepherd Payer (1916-1992). [1]

Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [2]

From 1992 to 1993
Mary Slusser, Washington, DC, by inheritance from the estate of her sister, Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [3]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary Slusser, Washington, DC [4]


[1] See object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[4] See note 3.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Dorothy Shepherd Payer 1916-1992
Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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