Grave Cover - DC.5820 - For Sale

Grave Cover - DC.5820
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Grave Cover - DC.5820, Origin: Saudi Arabia, Circa: 18 th Century AD, Collection: Islamic Art, Style: Cover Of The Grave Of The Prophet, The Masjid al-Nabawi (Mosque of the Prophet) in Medina is, as the final resting place of Muhammad, the second holiest mosque in Islam. The interior walls of the Shrine of the Prophet Muhammad (rawda) within the mosque were historically covered in textiles similar to those of the Ka’ba in Mecca. However, unlike the Meccan Kiswa, they were changed considerably less frequently than once a year and were often made in Ottoman Turkey rather than Egypt.

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