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TXT 323
TXT 323

Sitarah for the Prophet’s Mosque

TXT 323

Istanbul

dated 1298 AH (1880–81 AD)

TXT 323

Sitarah for the Prophet’s Mosque

TXT 323

Istanbul

dated 1298 AH (1880–81 AD)

olive-green silk, with orange and red silk appliqués, relief-embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over card and cotton thread padding

   

220 x 126cm

The embroidered Qur’anic text consists of Surat al-Fath, XLVIII, verses 1–3 in the centre of the curtain, with Surat al-Ahzab, XXXIII, verse 56, above and Surat al-Tawbah, IX, verse 128, below.