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Andrew J. Hamilton: “The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power”
October 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
On Monday, October 28, the Center for Design and Material Culture will be hosting Dr. Andrew Hamilton for his lecture “The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power.” Dr. Hamilton is Associate Curator of Arts of the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a scholar of the art and architecture of the ancient and colonial Americas, specializing in the Andes. This talk will explore new interpretations of the most famous Pre-Columbian Andean object in the world, the royal Inca tunic conserved at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. The talk will begin at noon in Elizabeth Holloway Schar Hall (5141 Nancy Nicholas Hall).
All are welcome, but to receive lunch please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 20th.