Greek Islands embroideries by Susan L. MacMillan

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Statementby Susan L. MacMillan.
ContributionsMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston.
LC ClassificationsNK9251 M32
The Physical Object
Pagination[70] p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15506151M

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