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EXHIBITION CURATOR: Dr. Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff
GUEST CURATOR: Sandra Gail DeHart

Sunday, May 2, 1999, 2 - 3:30 pm
115 Human Ecology Building

Michael J. O'Brien, University of Missouri
Archaeology of Arnold Research Cave

Sandra Gail DeHart, Lafayette, Louisiana
Prehistoric Footwear

Jenna T. Kuttruff, Louisiana State University
Prehistoric Textiles and Cordage

Marie S. Standifer, Louisiana State University
Prehistoric Plant Fibers

The lectures were cooperatively sponsored by the Louisiana Archaeological Society, LSU Museum of Natural Science, and LSU School of Human Ecology. The exhibition was based on textile and fiber research conducted by Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff, Mary Strickland-Olsen, Sandra Gail DeHart, and Marie Scott Standifer; Carl Kuttruff and Michael J. O'Brien served as archaeological consultants. The exhibition was supported in part by Edward M. Simmons of Avery Island and the Friends of the LSU Textile & Costume Museum.

The information contained in this virtual scrapbook was taken from the publication that was issued in conjunction with the exhibition. Dr. Monica Santaella compiled this virtual scrapbook.

Threads and Treads of The Past:
Prehistoric Fabrics and Footwear from Louisiana and Missouri 6400 B.C. to 1200 A.D.

Exhibition Dates: April - August, 1999

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140 Human Ecology Building
Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising
College of Agriculture
Louisiana State University
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