Preparations under way for Islamic Arms and Armour exhibition at MIA

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Preparations are under way for the exhibition titled Powder and Damask: Islamic Arms and Armour from the Collection of Fadel Al Mansoori which opens on Sunday (August 27) at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).

 

Powder and Damask, which will run from August 27 to May 12, will showcase an impressive selection of edged weapons and firearms crafted primarily in Turkey, Iran and India from the 17th to the mid-19th century.