6 October 2009
A SILK LAMPAS PANEL
OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Probably for use in one the Holy Shrines, the red ground divided by horizontal chevrons into a series of alternating major and minor bands containing inscription in muhaqqaq, every other major band with a series of roundels and cartouches with similar inscription, mounted, framed and glazed
22¼ x 23¾in. (56.6 x 60.5cm.)
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The inscriptions include the Shahada, Invocations to God and Qur'an, II, sura al-baqara, parts of v. 144.
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