Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection

October 8, 2008 – January 11, 2009

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

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

For 30 years, Xavier Guerrand-Hermes of the renowned Paris-based fashion empire collected both stunning North African jewelry and historic late 19th- and early 20th-century photographs by some of the region's most prominent photographers. Highlights from the collection are on view.