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Introducing West African cloth

Kate Peck Kent

Introducing West African cloth

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Published by Denver Museum of Natural History in Denver [Colo.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"Published in conjunction with an exhibition of African textiles... in the spring of 1971" - preface.

Statementillustrations by Arminta Neal.
SeriesMuseum pictorial; no. 21
ContributionsDenver Museum of Natural History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13682809M


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