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Cotton covered with text written in a variety of scripts and floral design, including thuluth, naskh scripts, in assorted colors, in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches and lines.
120 by 85 cm.
At the top a square enclosing prayers in large gold thluth script flanked ob both sides by two detailed illustrations Mecca and Medina with Al-Masjid AL-Haram and Al-Masjid AL-Nabawi, all surrounded by rectangles and sqaures containing prayers in polychrome ink and floral eay sprays. 8 arranged colums enclosing drawings and Arabic manuscript from Dalai'l Al-khayrat (different prayers and Dua'a), with different drawings of of the Names of the Lord of the Worlds, a detailed views of al-Rawda al-Sharifa, Alam or flag of the prophet, Mihraab of the Prophet Muhammad, Tuba tree, different items used by the prophet including his sharif shirt and sandals and staff of Moses.
Signed ' Written by al-fakir Abdul-Jalil Al-Busiri on Shabaan 1218 AH/1803 AD
Dalai'l Al-khayrat is a famous collection of prayers for the Islamic prophet Muhammad, written by the Moroccan Shadhili Sufi and Islamic scholar Muhammad Sulaiman al-Jazuli ash Shadhili (died 1465). It is popular in parts of the Islamic world amongst traditional Muslims - specifically North Africa, the Levant, Turkey, the Caucasus and the South Asia.