A woven silk kiswah fragment Egypt or Saudi Arabia, 20th Century

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Lot 69
A woven silk kiswah fragment
Egypt or Saudi Arabia, 20th Century

Sold for £ 2,040 (US$ 2,651) inc. premium
A woven silk kiswah fragment
Egypt or Saudi Arabia, 20th Century
rectangular, woven in cream and green silk with a series of inscription-filled zig-zag bands
410 x 80 cm.

Footnotes

  • Inscriptions: 'God is my Lord and there is no partner to Him. Muhammad is the Friend of God'; 'Blessing and peace be upon you O Messenger of God!'; 'O God, bless and grant salvation on the most noble of all prophets and messengers'; 'May Almighty God be satisfied with Abu Bakr and 'Umar and 'Uthman and 'Ali and the rest of the companions, all of them'.
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