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Kiswa or Ka’ba drape

Mecca, 20th century
Cotton, silk, gold and silver embroidery
633 x 330 cm
The 6.30 m Kiswa, or Ka’ba drape, was kindly loaned to the exhibition by the Saudi ambassador to Berlin.

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Photos of the exhibition in Berlin

Presentation at the Pergamonmuseum, 2012. Organised by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, together with the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin.

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