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4. Subhra Devi—Museum of Tezpur University, Tezpur (Assam), with Ellen Howe, a conservator who specializes in the study and treatment of ethnographic works of art. Employed in the curatorial section of a museum attached to the Department of Cultural Studies at Tezpur University, Ms Devi has been active in the documentation of traditional craft practices. She also has a degree in chemistry and has been actively involved in various conservation projects in India. Here she is examining a papier mâché stag mask from Tibet prior to stabilizing it for display in a special exhibition.

4. Subhra Devi—Museum of Tezpur University, Tezpur (Assam), with Ellen Howe, a conservator who specializes in the study and treatment of ethnographic works of art. Employed in the curatorial section of a museum attached to the Department of Cultural Studies at Tezpur University, Ms Devi has been active in the documentation of traditional craft practices. She also has a degree in chemistry and has been actively involved in various conservation projects in India. Here she is examining a papier mâché stag mask from Tibet prior to stabilizing it for display in a special exhibition.

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