Prayer Mat

Prayer Mat
Prayer Mat
Date:
1889
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Leather, Fleece, Pigment; Appliqué, Embroidery, Incising, Painting
Dimensions:
172.7 x 127 cm (68 x 50 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Boutilmit (?)
Accession Number:
2002.52.1
Acquisition Date:
2002-04-11
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of Caroline McCoy-Jones

Mat is in the form of an animal with head, eyes, mouth, tail, legs. Painted red and green. Cartouches on reverse read "made for Hassan ben Mohammed who went to Mecca in 1889." See file for further information. DMott 12/2002

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