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    Sitarah for the mosque of the Prophet in Medina; with the tughra and signature cartouche of Sultan Mahmud II on Collections Sphere from Khalili Collections

    The signature cartouche of Sultan Mahmud II appears at the top of the curtain, above the point of the arch. It reads, katabahu (‘written by’) al-Ghazi (‘The Warrior for the Faith’)Mahmud ibn ‘Abdulhamid Khan. His tughra, with his soubriquet ‘Adli (‘The Just’), appears at the lower end of the curtain.

    Sitarah for the mosque of the Prophet in Medina; with the tughra and signature cartouche of Sultan Mahmud II