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Navajo textiles

Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art. Read Mullan Collection.

Navajo textiles

from the Read Mullan Collection [catalogue]

by Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art. Read Mullan Collection.

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Published by Heard Museum in Phoenix .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Prepared in coordination with an exhibition by the Heard Museum Sept.11 through Nov. 19, 1976.

Statementby Jon T. Erickson and H. Thomas Cain.
ContributionsErickson, Jon T., Cain, H. Thomas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14180605M


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