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July 31, 1998 – October 16, 2000
Museum: American History Museum
Location: 1st Floor, West End Gallery, across from Science in American Life
Carnival masks and costumes, musical instruments, colonial art, and jewelry from Teodoro Vidal's collection explore Puerto Rican history and culture during the past 500 years. Also on view are textiles, toys, and barbering tools. The collection was recently donated to the museum.