Scaled-down Model of a Sitarah for the Door of the Ka‘bah

black silk, relief-embroidered in gold and silver thread over thread padding

256 x 136cm

This is a scaled-down model of a sitarah (‘curtain’) for the door of the Ka‘bah that was made in Mecca and presented to the Ka‘bah by the ‘Custodian of the Two Holy Sanctuaries’, King Fahd ibn ‘Abdu’l-‘Aziz Al Sa‘ud.