Rihal

 
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Object

Book holder

Title

Rihal

Production date

1986

Material

Wood

Dimensions

height (Whole): 199mm
width (whole): 415mm
depth (whole): 10mm

Description

Rihal - a wooden holder for the Quran. This hand-carved, folding book holder is frequently a feature in Pakistani Muslim homes. This rihal was purchased for the museum at a bazaar in Lahore, Pakistan by a Hackney resident.

Production place

Lahore, Punjab

Associated place

Pakistan

Object number

1987.132

On display?

Yes
 

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