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ISLAMIC ANTIQUE - £2770

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condition: excellent
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make/manufacturer: ISLAMIC
model name/number: ANTIQUE

ANTIQUE OTTOMAN ISLAMIC ARABIC SILK Kaaba CURTAIN silver & Copper embroidered
Islamic Antique was Made more than 200 years at 1238 hijri Curtain for the door of the Ka‘ba
This sumptuous and heavily embroidered textile was made to be placed over the door of the Ka‘ba. The piece here is of red silk with black silk appliqués embroidered with Copper plated with silver and gold-gilt wire. It is lavishly decorated with bold arrangements of Arabic inscriptions from the Qur’an and other phrases also it has the 99 names of god you will find the 99 names of god is written it is very rare peice which was made from silk silver copper since it has lot of versus of quran which they used to cover with it kaaba it is very old since these is very rare peice and it will not be found again. In the central yellow is the dedication in the name of the Ottoman Sultan Mahmoud Khan bin Sultan Abdul Hamid Khan next to date The curtain was made at the Dar al-Kiswa in Cairo, it was made yearly, and was carried along with the mahmal as part of the Hajj caravan
Material:Silk; embroidered with heavy silver and silver-gilt thread with additional colored silk panels
Dimensions: 252 cm127cm
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