African Islam

November 30, 1983 – April 22, 1984

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

1st and 2nd Floor, 318 A St., NE Floor Plan

More than 100 works of art, including textiles, charms, amulets, Koranic and writing boards, horse trappings, puppets, sculpture, masks, and jewelry explore the interaction of Islam and traditional African life. The objects date from the 19th and 20th centuries and are drawn from private collections and museums in the U.S.

Guest curator is Rene A. Bravmann, University of Washington, Seattle.

No photography permitted.

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