Sculpture, window-screen (mashrabiya), made of wood stained with black ink. Screen has outer frame and is divided internally into several small 'windows'. Composed of numerous lathe-turned elements glued together to form geometric patterns. Further smaller elements are set within the windows to form words in Arabic and Latin scripts. There are several open windows within the screen. One central window contains the word 'ana' (meaning I) in Arabic.
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