Coat with talismanic inscriptions

Location: Transoxania or Khwarazm, Central Asia

Materials: Cotton tabby (or plain weave), printed in red, black, gold, grey and brown and painted

Dimensions: 177 x 122 cm

Accession Number: TXT 230

Other Notes:

Inscriptions include: the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God; surat al-Baqarah, verses 137 and 225; surat Al ‘Imran, verse 173; surat al-Ikhlas; and, on the back, references to the Yasawiyyah Sufi fraternity (tariqah) of Central Asia