Plate. Mecca, c. 1930. Alloy, diameter 14.4 cm.
It is traditional for Muslims who go on haj, a pilgrimage to Mecca, to bring back simple items for their relatives and friends. This plate was brought back from Mecca on such a haj and was used for many years as a scoop for flour.
(Courtesy of Sugara Bai Daud
Bhai, Udaipur, India)