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ID: 300215207
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300215207

 

Record Type: concept
kiswas (<coverings and hangings for religious building fixtures>, <coverings and hangings by location or context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Huge textile coverings for the Ka‘ba at the Great Mosque in Mecca, used during the period of pilgrimage, with quotations from the Koran either inwoven or embroidered. Replaced each year, they are cut up after the ceremonies and their pieces distributed as relics.
 
Terms:
kiswas (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
kiswas (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
kiswa (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
kiswa (Dutch,AD,U,U)
kiswa (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
cloths, Kaaba (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
covers, Kaaba (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Kaaba cloths (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Kaaba covers (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kiswahs (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
凱斯瓦聖布 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
罩幕 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
kǎi sī wǎ shèng bù (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
kai si wa sheng bu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
k'ai ssu wa sheng pu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
kiswa's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Furnishings (hierarchy name)
........ Furnishings (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of furnishings (works)
............ furnishings (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <furnishings by form or function>
................ <furnishings by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of coverings and hangings
.................... coverings and hangings (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by specific type>
........................ <coverings and hangings by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by location or context>
............................ <coverings and hangings by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings for religious building fixtures>
................................ <coverings and hangings for religious building fixtures> (G)
Hierarchy of kiswas
.................................... kiswas (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 麥加大清真寺覆蓋克爾白天房(Ka‘ba)的大型布幔,使用於朝聖期間,布幔上有刺繡或編織而成的《古蘭經》經文。罩幕每年更換,儀式結束後切割成片,作為聖物分發。 
Dutch ..... Grote bedekkingen van stof tijdens de periode van de bedevaart gebruikt voor de Ka'ba bij de de Grote Moskee in Mekka en waarop citaten uit de Koran zijn ingeweven of geborduurd. Ze worden elk jaar vervangen en na de ceremonies in stukken gesneden en uitgedeeld als relikwieën. 
Spanish ..... Cubiertas de tela enormes para el Kaba en la Gran Mezquita en Mecca, usada durante el periodo de peregrinaje, con citas del Corán ya sea tejidas o bordadas. Reemplazada cada año, cortadas después de las ceremonias y sus piezas distribuidas como reliquias. 

Sources and Contributors:
凱斯瓦聖布............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
..............  智慧藏百科全書網 June 28, 2012
罩幕............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
cloths, Kaaba............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
covers, Kaaba............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kaaba cloths............  [VP]
.......................  Johnstone, Turkish Embroidery (1985) 8
Kaaba covers............  [VP]
.......................  Johnstone, Turkish Embroidery (1985) illustration, 7
kai si wa sheng bu............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
k'ai ssu wa sheng pu............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
kǎi sī wǎ shèng bù............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
kiswa............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............  TAA database (2000-)
kiswahs............  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) Vol. 1, 413
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
kiswas............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) 125346 checked 26 January 2012
.................  Encyclopedia of Islam (1960-) Vol. 4, 317
.................  Gentz, ed., Dictionary of Bible and Religion (1986) 570
.................  TAA database (2000-)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
kiswa's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 125346 checked 26 January 2012
............  Encyclopedia of Islam (1960-) Vol. 4, 317; Kaba; al-burku
............  Gentz, ed., Dictionary of Bible and Religion (1986) 570; Ka‘ba
............  Johnstone, Turkish Embroidery (1985) 65; covering of the Kaaba
............  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987) Ka‘ba; Ka‘bah; Ka‘a bah
............  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) Ka‘ba; Ka‘bah; Kaaba; Caaba
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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