Conservator Rose Evans spent two years giving a Samurai suit an extreme makeover. Little was known about the history of the armour, or how to restore it. Simon Morton discovers what made the transformation so challenging.
TALES FROM TE PAPA is a fascinating new series of mini-documentaries for TVNZ 7 that showcase many of the exciting, wonderful and significant pieces that are held in our national museum. Tales from Te Papa is commissioned by TVNZ 7, in partnership with Te Papa. http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/talesfromtepapa
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