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

TXT 154 | Mecca, Saudi Arabia

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

Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

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

Dimensions: 256 x 136cm

Accession Number: TXT 154

Other Notes: 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.

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