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Mihrab of Masjid Sultan, 2001

Mihrab of Masjid Sultan, 2001

In Masjid Sultan, the qiblah wall is distinguished by its large, elaborate mihrab (niche), decorated with calligraphy and floral motifs in gold.

Exhibition is on at the Asian Civilisations Museum till 31 December 2002. This document is part of a joint project of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore. The image and accompanying text appear here with the kind permission of the Asian Civilisations Museum.

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