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High reliefs of floral motifs have been carved and painted on this wooden door, with shallow scrolls running around its border. The Persian inscription in cartouches at the top reads: "Open the door of happiness for the owner of this door, opener of doors"; which refers to one of several names that are attributed to Allah (God).
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