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Scaled-down Model of a Sitarah for the Door of the Ka'bah

1980s

The Khalili Collections

The Khalili Collections

This is a scaled-down model of a sitarah ('curtain') for the door of the Ka'bah that was made in Mecca and presented to the Ka'bah by the 'Custodian of the Two Holy Sanctuaries', King Fahd ibn 'Abdu'l-'Aziz Al Sa'ud.

Details

  • Title: Scaled-down Model of a Sitarah for the Door of the Ka'bah
  • Date Created: 1980s
  • Location Created: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Type: ARTIFACT
  • Medium: black silk, relief-embroidered in gold and silver thread over thread padding

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