Robert H. Nooter is an economic development specialist for the Agency for International Development and the World Bank. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Textile Museum and a Board member of the National Museum of Aftican Art, both in Washington, D. C. He has made many visits to the Caucasian countries and assembled an extensive collection of flat-woven textiles from that area. He and his wife live in the Wasington, D. C. area.

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