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East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection
January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Join us for a Fine Art Museums of San Francisco docent lecture on East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection. This exhibition explores the cultural and material exchanges between India and Europe through jewelry and precious objects ranging from the seventeenth century to the present. It features more than 150 pieces made in India or Europe associated with maharajas and their courts. These objects include jewelry to be worn on ceremonial occasions, weapons such as swords and daggers, and precious works of art for display or use.
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This event is sponsored by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation.