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Navajo rugs past, present & future by Gilbert S. Maxwell

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Published by Best-West Pub. in Palm Desert, Calif .
Written in English


  • Navajo Indians,
  • Indian textile fabrics -- North America

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gilbert S. Maxwell ; in collaboration with Eugene L. Conrotto.
LC ClassificationsE99.N3 M45 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13635082M

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