A copy the same as orgenal Made more than 90 years ago Curtain for the door of the Kaba This sumptuous and heavily embroidered textile was made to be placed over the door of the Kaba. The piece here is of black silk with red silk appliqués embroidered with Copper plated with silver and gold-gilt wire. It is lavishly decorated with bold arrangements of Arabic inscriptions from the Quran and other phrases. In the central black rectangle is the dedication in the name of the Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid I The curtain was made at the Dar al-Kiswa in Cairo, it was renewed annually, and was carried along with the mahmal as part of the Hajj caravan. The sacred textiles of Mecca Curtain for Door of Repentance Foundation.
The most iconic of theobjects associated with the Hajj are the textiles offered to the Sanctuary at Mecca. The sacred textiles comprise a number of different elements, including an overall covering (kiswa) and a belt (hizam) placed at about two-thirds of the height of the wall of the Kaba. Over the door is a curtain (sitara or burqu). Inside the Kaba are other textiles: a curtain to the door leading to the roof known as Bab al-Tawba, and red and green textiles with chevron designs on the inside walls.
Within the sanctuary, the Maqam Ibrahim was also covered with a textile. The Maqam Ibrahim (Abraham) where he is believed to have stood when rebuilding the Kaba with his son Ismail (Ishmael), traditionally had its own decorated textile. The cover was made in four panels, of which this piece is the last. The fabric used is a piece of the kiswa of the Kaba. The piece here is made of black silk and embroidered with gold metallic thread, silver-gilt strips and sequins and cotton thread padding.The lower part of each side is inscribed with the names of the Prophets family. Here, the names of his grandsons Hasan and Hussein can be clearly seen. The silver color in the piece is silver-plated copper high quality The piece is wonderful and there is no beauty like this piece.
Industry: Made in cairoware Material: Copper -silver Size : 250×160 Weight : - 28kilo. We will do everything to make you happy with the items and service. The item "HUGE ISLAMIC ARABIC CAIROWARE INLAID WITH BRASS OTTOMAN CURTAIN CAABBA 250×160cm" is in sale since Thursday, September 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic".
The seller is "sunrise1945" and is located in San Antonio, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.