Hilyah of the Prophet Muhammad with a View of Mecca

ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper; inner border of marbled paper (ebru)

signed by Ridwan Burusawi

67 x 32cm

The hilyah (or hilye-i sherife) is a verbal description of the physical characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad according to his cousin and son-in-law, ‘Ali bin Abi Talib.