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The Hizam, or belt, is an inscribed band that encircles the upper part of the Kaaba, of rectangular form, inscribed over a black silk ground, the surface broken into cartouches of various shapes and sizes.
The central section (3) with a gilt repeated inscription on a black ground of Quran 61 surah Al-Imran v-96-v.97 in thuluth script, flanked by two circular panels enclosing in thuluth script (4) Quran 33.
Surah Al-Ahzab v.40 and (7) Quran 112 surah Al-Iklas also known as Al-Tawhid.
Further stylised (8) with Glory to our Mawlana Sultan, the victorious king Long may He reign. The upper rectangular section (1)encloses Quran 61 surah As-Saff v.9. The second section of the upper part (2) with a prayer of the four Caliphs and the rest of the companions.The lower section in Kufic script (5) with Quran 112 surah Al-Iklas also known as Al-Tawhid and (6) with Quran 2 surah Al-Baqarah v.144.
660 by 96 cm.