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A talismanic battle standard, Persia, circa 19th century
Arabic and Persian manuscript on cotton, fixed to a wood stretcher
206 by 139cm.
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Catalogue Note

The text contains various surahs of the Qur’an, attributes of God; invocations to God and numerous prayers. An inscription in nasta’liq states that "the owner of this prayer is Baqir Khan Qajar, son of the deceased Haji Husayn-‘ali Khan Taj Bakhsh, born of Ziba Khanom". The Taj Bakhshs belonged to the Davallu branch of the Qajar tribe.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London