Hilal (Crescent) and Nijmah (Star) Traditional Dish


National Museum of Qatar

National Museum of Qatar
Doha, Qatar

A large dish featuring a hilal (crescent moon) and nijmah (star). This motif was likely inspired by the Ottoman star and crescent moon motif and was made for the export market, particular for the Middle East.


  • Title: Hilal (Crescent) and Nijmah (Star) Traditional Dish
  • Creator: Unkown
  • Date Created: 1920
  • Location Created: Netherlands
  • Rights: National Museum of Qatar
  • Medium: Ceramic Glaze

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