For those who follow our blog, you may remember that last year we had a Kenyan dhow added to our collection. When the piece came to the museum, it was placed in the back of our International Small Craft Center in a temporary position. Yesterday we spent a good portion of the morning getting it into a better spot for display and raising the mast.
Our staff deserves some major kudos for this as they figured out how to rig it just by looking at photos we had taken when it was in D.C.. Now our visitors can enjoy seeing the dhow in all its glory!
More information on the dhow can be found HERE.