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Coat with talismanic inscriptions

TXT 230

Transoxania or Khwarazm, Central Asia

late 17th–18th century

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Coat with talismanic inscriptions

TXT 230

Transoxania or Khwarazm, Central Asia

late 17th–18th century

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

177 x 122 cm

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