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Talismanic shirt (baju tulisan Arab)
Talismanic shirt (baju tulisan Arab)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton; Plain Weave, Wax-resist Dyeing (batik); Glass Buttons
Dimensions:
45.4 x 87 cm (17 7/8 x 34 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1996.113
Acquisition Date:
1996-10-10
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, John Howell Bequest Fund

Exhibition History:

From Three Continents: Textile Acquisitions 1996-2000
To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color, DY, 2010

Bold zigzag bands containing the Muslim profession of faith. Design based on 16th-century Ottoman covers for cenotaphs and the Kaabe in Mecca as well as important tombs in Mecca and Medina.

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