The museum will be closed to the public on Thursday, September, 29.

Personal Seal or Ring Stone, no date

  • Islamic, Turkish


  • Overall: 9/16 × 5/8 inches (1.4 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns



Islamic Art

  • Turkish
  • Carnelian
  • Prayer
  • Inscription
  • Seal
  • Octagonal
  • Osmanli
  • Turkey

Inscribed: [Mas her lotf Elahj abdahoo Hoosain.] [translated: Hussain the slave of God. By the love of God prays for welfare.]

Frederick Stearns [1831-1907]

1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Islamic, Turkish, Personal Seal or Ring Stone, no date, carnelian. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S11707.