Handicrafts in India

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Published by Graphics Columbia in New Delhi .

Written in English

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  • India


  • Decorative arts -- India -- History,
  • Art objects, Indic

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 186-188.

Book details

Statement[by] T.M. Abraham.
LC ClassificationsNK1047 .A62
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1464M
LC Control Numbersa 65002579

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