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Masterpieces of French tapestry an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, March 29 to May 31, 1947. by Victoria and Albert Museum

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Published by Arts Council of Great Britain in [London] .
Written in English

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ContributionsArts Council of Great Britain.
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. of plates :
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL16570175M

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