Mahdi flag

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Double sided rectangular cloth flag with a central brown silk panel surrounded by a blue-black cotton border with an outer red cotton border, and a white cotton tube for a pole support. The central panel contains four lines of appliqued Arabic script in blue-black with white diacritical marks and seperated by pale blue lines. One word is appliqued in green. Date: 1880s. Record ID: nmafa_91-20-1.

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