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Curtain (sitarah or burqu‘) for the external door of the Ka‘bah, with the name of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmad I Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated AH 1015 (1606 AD); black silk, with red, beige and green silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, 499 x 271 cm

Curtain (sitarah or burqu‘) for the external door of the Ka‘bah, with the name of the Ottoman sultan Ahmad I Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated AH 1015 (1606 AD); black silk, with red, beige and green silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, 499 x 271 cm

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