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Title: Hilyah of the Prophet Muhammad with a View of Mecca
Materials: ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper; inner border of marbled paper (ebru)
Dimensions: 67 x 32cm
Accession Number: CAL 483
Other Notes: 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.
signed by Ridwan Burusawi