Bib for the Camel of the Mahmal

red silk, relief-embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton thread padding; silk tassels; silver sequins

53 x 100cm (maximum, excluding tassels)

The Qur’anic inscription is from Surat al-Nahl, verse 7; ‘And they carry your loads to a land that you could not reach except with great trouble to yourselves. Truly, your Lord is full of Kindness, Most Merciful.’