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Iraqi Bedouin Prayer Kilim
1 ft 7 in x 3 ft 7 in

This prayer kilim shows the mosque of Ali at Kufa, in Najaf.

Please note that there are many mosques which claim to hold the remains of Ali. This one was collected in Kufa by an American Arabic speaker in the early 1990s. The writing above the mosque reads Allahu Akbar.

Loose kilim weave with undyed sheeps wool.