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Textile of Mosques with Sun, Moon and Stars Inscribed in Naskhi Script, late 20th century
Faso Fani Mill

Koudougou, Burkina Faso
Factory-printed cotton, L: 72 in, W: 45 1/4 in
Purchase 1995 The Members' Fund  95.26.4
Not On View
Alternate Title: Mosque
Alternate Title Notes: Title based on collector's notes

Inscribed: It is He Who appointed the sun to give radiance and the moon to give light, assigning it in phases…"

Super Fancy 5075 Faso Fani BF

Provenance: Collected for the museum in Burkina Faso by Janet Miller of Tuscon, Arizona, 1995; Newark Museum, purchase, 1995
Exhibition History:
"Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 12 - May 15, 2016).

Keywords: Fancy Print, Architecture, Religion, Islam, Textile, Factory Printed Textile, Commemorative cloth