Pilgrim Flask

19th century

The Khalili Collections

The Khalili Collections

The front and back of the flask are stamped with the words hajji … numero 283. A tag attached to the chain carries a similar stamp and a blue ceramic bead for protection against the evil eye. The flat back of the flask allowed it to fit comfortably against the flank of a camel or horse.


  • Title: Pilgrim Flask
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Location Created: Turkey
  • Type: ARTIFACT
  • Medium: probably zinc

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