Desi Arnaz’ Famous Straw Hat Has Been Repaired

A recent “Antiques” column in The New York Times contains a brief writeup, “As Seen on Desi Arnaz” , of the conservation project undertaken by the Raices Latin Music Museum in East Harlem using a $3,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to treat the straw hat that Desi Arnaz used when performing “The Straw Hat Song”.