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The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana



Pendant, Asante peoples, Ghana, Africa, Late 19th century, gold-copper-silver alloy, Dallas Museum of Art, McDermott African Art Acquisition Fund 2014.26.2
Pendant, Asante peoples, Ghana, Africa, Late 19th century, gold-copper-silver alloy, Dallas Museum of Art, McDermott African Art Acquisition Fund 2014.26.2
The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana
UNITED STATES
DALLAS, TEXAS  •  Dallas Museum of Art  •  15 April - 12 August 2018
 
The Dallas Museum of Art presents an exhibition dedicated to the royal regalia of the Asante kingdom. Spanning three centuries, The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana brings together over 250 objects, including crowns, sword ornaments, ceremonial furniture, textiles, pectoral disks, weapons, a state umbrella, musical instruments, and jewelry made of wood, silk, brass, iron, and gold. Organized by the DMA and inspired by the Museumís collection, The Power of Gold is the first American museum exhibition dedicated to Asante regalia in over 30 years, and explores the unique role and impact of gold on the development of Asante society, economy, and arts.

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Contact: Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood
Dallas TX 75201
Tel: (1) 214-922-1200

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