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8 edition of African Beads found in the catalog.

African Beads

A Book and Craft Kit

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

  • 360 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewelry,
  • History,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • American - African American,
  • American - African-American,
  • Folk & Outsider Art,
  • Crafts & Hobbies / Jewelry,
  • Beadwork,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722772M
    ISBN 100684867842
    ISBN 109780684867847
    OCLC/WorldCa41049580


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