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Monday, November 20, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Arms and Armor from the Islamic World

The Met Fifth Avenue
1000 Fifth Avenue,
New York, New York, USA
Feb 10, 2016 To Jul 31, 2017


Detail: This exhibition features a selection of more than three dozen historical examples of Islamic arms and armor, which represent the breadth and depth of The Met's renowned holdings in this area. Focusing primarily on the courts of the Mamluk and Ottoman sultans, shahs of Iran, and Mughal emperors of India, the exhibition celebrates the publication of Islamic Arms and Armor in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum's first scholarly volume on the subject.

Phone No.: 212-535-7710
Site URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/arms-and-armor-islamic-world

Knife and Sheath
Knife and Sheath
India
18th century
7 in.
Silver; gilded, enameled, and set with rubies over foil and turquoise
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917

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