The Emir and the Verse of the Throne Binding : PB Fawzia Gilani-Williams This is a moral tale of justice. An Emir owns a beautiful tapestry of the Verse of the Throne (Ayah-tul-Kursi). One day there is a terrible storm that devastates the land. The Emirs tapestry is lost forever. However, the people decide that they must find a tapetry to bring happiness to the Emir again. Messengers are sent throughout the land to search for a tapestry. Amazingly, one is found in the home of a poor orphan.