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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh bin Nasser Al Thani

  • Museum number:

    FE.2:1, 2-2008

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The Chinese Muslim artist Haji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang painted this scroll in 2007. The calligraphy in Arabic reads ‘Ya Rahim’ (O Compassionate), one of the names given to God in the Qu'ran, and often combined with 'Ya Rahman' (O Compassionate) when invoking Allah. The words are painted in black ink with large and thick strokes, using a distinct form of calligraphy, called sini, adopted by Chinese Muslim artists to write in Arabic.

Physical description

Hanging scroll contained in a box

Place of Origin

China (made)

Descriptive line

Pap, China, paintings and drawings. Hanging scroll contained in a box, Haji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang, China, 2007

Categories

Islam; Paintings

Collection

East Asia Collection

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