By Jason Farago
|Crests are more than artistic accomplishments; they are avatars of kingship, embodying law and order. Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times|
"The Face of Dynasty: Royal Crests From Western Cameroon" Through Sept. 3 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org.
|Viewing the royal display cloth (ndop) at the Met. Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times|