The inscription under the central arch declares, "Glory to God," and, at top and bottom, names God, the Prophet Muhammad, and the first four caliphs: Abu Bkr, Umar, Uthman, and Ali.
1876, purchased at the Centennial Exposition (Egypt Exhibit), Philadelphia, by Mrs. Samuel D. (Susan Cornelia Clark) Warren (b. 1825 - d. 1901), Boston; 1890, gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 4, 1890)
Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren
Syrian, Ottoman, about 1600