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Friday, November 24, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

A Jain Shrine from India

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street,
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Jun 20, 2017 To Jul 23, 2017


Detail: Acquired in 1932, this ornately carved and painted shrine spent the next 70 years in storage at the Nelson-Atkins. Before it could go on exhibition, conservators spent over a year cleaning, conserving and studying the shrine. The results of their work are presented in “Revealing a Hidden Treasure: A Jain Shrine from India.”

Phone No.: 816-751-1278
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://www.nelson-atkins.org/events/a-jain-shrine-from-india

Jain Shrine
Jain Shrine
India
16th century
Overall: 80 3/4 × 71 1/2 × 51 inches.
Wood, glass, polychrome paint and gold leaf
Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-136.

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