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Italian silk weaving

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Department of Textiles.

Italian silk weaving

[catalogue of an exhibition held] September 19-December 3 1972.

by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Department of Textiles.

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Published by Museum of Fine Arts in Boston .
Written in English


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Single folded sheet.

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Open LibraryOL14060286M

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