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Name of Object:

Garment

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

Date:

Hegira probably 8th century / AD probably 15th century

Type of object:

Textile, amulet, costume

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 114 T

Period / Dynasty:

Sultanate

Provenance:

India

Description:

Talismanic shirt with decorative roundels, escutcheons and a cartouche filled with pious inscriptions in naskhi and attenuated thuluth, square compartments with the complete text of the Qur´an, and borders with the ninety-nine "Beautiful Names" (al-Asma´ al-Husna) of God.

Citation of this web page:

 "Garment" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;18;en&id=amulets_and_talismans

MWNF Working Number: KW 18

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