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opens with an illuminated ʿunwān (headpiece), which is predominantly gold and blue with stylized maroon lotus flowers on the upper section. The central lobed gold cartouche, which lacks the title of the work, is outlined in orange, a color often found in ʿunwan s of illuminated manuscripts from

In: Muqarnas Online

preparation for the festival, Jabbar and Sattar Khairi, the two revolutionary Indians in the ‘Indian National Committee’ during the war who afterwards were marooned in Berlin, issued invitations. In response, it would appear that every Muslim who happened to be in Germany at that moment, whether the remaining

In: On the Margins

tire of complaining about being stranded in a Jew and stranger-ridden country that keeps lumping them with 38 Negroes, Blacks and other such inferior types. Rushdie describes London as "a Crusoe-city, marooned on the island of its past, and trying, with the help of a Man-Friday underclass, to keep

In: Die Welt des Islams

still have their original envelopes. The Kedah letter of 1824 was enclosed in an envelope of white cotton with the name of the addressee written directly on the envelope. The two letters from Aceh, dispatched a year apart, were sent in identical richly brocaded maroon silk envelopes, implying that the

In: Ottoman-Southeast Asian Relations (2 vols.)