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African beaded art

Pemberton, John

African beaded art

power and adornment

by Pemberton, John

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Published by Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beadwork -- Africa -- Exhibitions.,
  • Glass beads -- Africa -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, African -- Exhibitions.,
  • Clothing and dress -- Symbolic aspects -- Africa -- Exhibitions.,
  • Clothing and dress -- Political aspects -- Africa -- Exhibitions.,
  • Jewelry -- Africa -- Exhibitions.,
  • Africa -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPower and adornment
    StatementJohn Pemberton, III.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsSmith College. Museum of Art.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23087105M
    ISBN 100873910583
    ISBN 109780873910583

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