Flax and fleece an exhibition of weaving by Rita Beales. by Rita Beales

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Published by Crafts Study Centre, Holburne Museum in Bath .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Centre, March 21-May18, 1980.

Book details

ContributionsCrafts Study Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13815902M

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