The crucial role of #geometry in #Islamic art (© Dana Awartani)

The crucial role of in art (© Dana Awartani) *Peace between millions of Muslims, Christians, Buddhists - we are being manipulated against one another slow wars by The United States of Israel *

إن ربي رحيم ودود

إن ربي رحيم ودود "Indeed my Lord is the Most Merciful, the Most Loving

Sitarah (curtain) for the door of the Ka‘bah, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmejid I, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated 1263 AH (1846-7 AD); black silk, with coloured silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

Curtain for the Holy Ka’ba door. An Ottoman silk and metal-thread, bearing the name of Sultan Abdülmejid. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

AN IMPORTANT OTTOMAN SILK AND METAL-THREAD EXTERNAL CURTAIN (BURQA) FOR THE HOLY KA'BA DOOR, BEARING THE NAME OF SULTAN SELIM II (R.1566-74), TURKEY, CIRCA 1800

An important Ottoman silk and metal-thread external curtain (burqa) for the Holy Ka'ba door, bearing the name of Sultan Selim II Turkey, circa 1800

Inside cover of the Holy Kaabah, 1606 from the Ottoman period, Makkah, Hejaz الستار الداخلي للكعبة المشرفة، سنة ١٦٠٦ مكة، الحجاز في العهد العثماني

The external curtain for the door of Kabe made by the name of Sultan Ahmed the Ottoman Egypt Cairo 1606

CURTAIN (SITARAH OR BURQU‘) FOR THE EXTERNAL DOOR OF THE KA‘BAH, WITH THE NAME OF THE OTTOMAN SULTAN AHMAD I, OTTOMAN EGYPT, CAIRO, 1606

The external curtain for the door of Kabe made by the name of Sultan Ahmed the Ottoman Egypt Cairo 1606

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