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ARC.al 1.9
ARC.al 1.9

Photograph of a Veteran Craftsman from Dar al-Kiswah

Arc.al 1.9

Egypt

print possibly made in the 1940s from an older negative

ARC.al 1.9

Photograph of a Veteran Craftsman from Dar al-Kiswah

Arc.al 1.9

Egypt

print possibly made in the 1940s from an older negative

photographic print

9 x 13cm

The photograph is of Hajj Muhammad Hasan Amin Nada, a veteran craftsman at the Dar al-Kiswah, embroidering a section of the belt of the Ka‘bah (the hizam)known as a kardashiyyah. [for other employees of the Dar al-Kiswah, see ARC.pp 15]