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2. Mandira Chhabra—formerly ChhatrapatiShivajiMaharajVastuSangrahalaya (CSMVS) and Himalayan Society for Heritage and Art Conservation, Mumbai, currently graduate student at the Courtauld Institute, London—while examining the base of a gilded and painted stucco figure of Vajrabhairava from Mongolia. During her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum, Ms Chhabra focused on decorated surfaces, incorporating both high and low tech investigative methods for examining, documenting, and treating Asian works of art.

2. Mandira Chhabra—formerly ChhatrapatiShivajiMaharajVastuSangrahalaya (CSMVS) and Himalayan Society for Heritage and Art Conservation, Mumbai, currently graduate student at the Courtauld Institute, London—while examining the base of a gilded and painted stucco figure of Vajrabhairava from Mongolia. During her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum, Ms Chhabra focused on decorated surfaces, incorporating both high and low tech investigative methods for examining, documenting, and treating Asian works of art.

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