Art of the Americas Case Study

The Parsons Conservation Lab serves all curatorial areas represented by the Carlos Museum’s collection. Preventive care, treatment, and research encompass diverse materials including wood, stone, metal, ceramics, textiles, human remains, and paper. Click on the collection objects below to review summaries of recent conservation projects.

Sicán, 1050-1000 AD

Doublecloth Textile Fragments with Human Figures, Llamas, and Stepped Pattern
Late Intermediate Period, ca 1100 –1470 AD
Cotton and Camelid Fibers