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Name of Object:

Burqu` rayyasi

Other name of the Object (second name):

Decorated facemask


Doha, Qatar

Holding Institution:

National Museum of Qatar

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Date of Object:

19th century

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Calico, gold, golden silk cord


Face mask (also known in Arabic as batula) decorated with small embossed gold discs all around the forehead and sides. There are two matching gold clasps on each side of the forehead.

Citation of this web page:

"Burqu` rayyasi" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;qt;5;en

MWNF Working Number: QT 005

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