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'Hajj' pilgrimage certificate scroll, 14th century

This beautiful scroll from the 15th century
commemorates the pilgrimage to Mecca of Maymunah. Illustrated with
images of Mecca and other places of interest en route, it is a
fascinating document that combines both religious and geographical
information. The scroll attests that Maymunah, daughter of Muhammad
ibn 'Abd Allah al-Zardali, made the pilgrimage to Mecca and visited
the tomb of the Prophet…