The back cloth, which covers the Kabah is called Kswah. It is woven from a mxture of sk and cotton and is embroldered with verses from the Quran in gold thread in bands around the top.
The Kiswah, which is changed every year, used to be woven in Caro, but now it made in Makkah. in a factory located in Umm aj-Joud, a suburb of Makkah.
The Kiswoh consists of 450 kilograms of pure which is dyed black and embroidered with gold and silver threads.The Kiswah is tied to the ground with copper rings. These days the Kabah is washed twice with perfumed water, once in Ramadan, and once before the Hal season.