Madrasa al-Ashrafiyya Al Quds, 1482 CE   [59 x 40 cm]

Source of image: Museum with no frontiers
Embroidery: Nawal Ibrahim Al-Ahmad Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon[Tabariyeh]

Sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf Qaytbay, one of the greatest patrons of Mamluk architecture, founded the al-Ashrafiyya Qaytbay, described as the third jewel of the Haram al-Sharif, after the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem.

Era: Mamluk Period (1260—1516)

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