Room 41: South Asia

South Asia, Room 41

The Nehru Gallery

In an evocative architectural setting, jewellery, textiles, furniture, arms and armour, metalwork and paintings of the Mughal and British periods (16th to 19th centuries) are displayed, together with the arts of the Rajput kingdoms of the north and the Muslim Sultanates of the Deccan. The Museum's outstanding collections of South Asian art are the most comprehensive and important in the West.

Room 41 is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington.

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Objects you can find in this gallery:

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

Visit the V&A exhibition William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

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Chinese Export Ceramics

Chinese Export Ceramics

This beautiful book tells the story of Chinese ceramics exported to Europe, the Middle East and South-east Asia through the V&A's extensive and ce…

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Event - Gallery Talk: M.F.Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting

Thu 12 June 2014 13:00

Take part in a gallery talk with Emma Rogers, Assistant Curator, South & South East Asia

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