by Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. (2320 S St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20008) .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Mattiebelle Gittinger, with the assistance of Nina Gwatkin and Patricia Fiske.|
|Contributions||Gittinger, Mattiebelle., Gwatkin, Nina W., Fiske, Patricia L., Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)|
|LC Classifications||NK8980.A1 I7 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||440 p. :|
|Number of Pages||440|
|LC Control Number||80084891|
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