1957 May 10 - 1957 June 29
"An Ancient Peruvian Robe" featured an embroideredcloak thought to have been worn by a noble of a culture that lived on the Paracas Peninsula in Peru before the Spanish conquest. On loan from Herbert Hoover, the robe was restored by Kathryn Scott, the specialist in ancient textile restoration, under the supervision of Junius Bird, Associate Curator of Archeology at the Museum. The robe was on display on the first floor of the Roosevelt Memorial Building from May 10 through June 24, 1957
Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: Junius Bird, AMNH Associate Curator of Archeology; AMNH Textile Restoration.
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