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American quilts a handmade legacy : [exhibition catalog]

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Published by Oakland Museum in [Oakland, Calif.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Quilts, American -- Exhibitions,
  • Quilts -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Quilts -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by L. Thomas Frye ; guest curators Pat Ferrero, Linda Reuther, and Julie Silber.
ContributionsFrye, L. Thomas., Oakland Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK9112 .A54 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3063918M
LC Control Number82160465

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