First private Qatari collector shares major collection at MIA

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The notable Powder and Damask: Islamic Arms and Armour from the Collection of Fadel Al Mansoori exhibition opened today at the Museum of Islamic Art. The opening night was attended by members of Qatar Museums’ leadership team and VIP guests. 

The exhibition, running from August 27th, 2017 through May 12th, 2018,presents edged weapons and firearms crafted primarily in Turkey, Iran and India from the 17th to the mid-19th century. The exhibition was curated by Dr. Mounia Chekhab Abudaya and Julia Tugwell of MIA, with support from Mr. Mansoori.