African Beaded Art: Power and Adornment

African Beaded Art Power and Adornment None

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  • Title: African Beaded Art: Power and Adornment
  • Author: John Pemberton
  • ISBN: 9780873910583
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Beautiful things. Sorry to say I only skimmed it for the photos, and studied the maps; lots of text promising information i would like to know, context, purpose & use of objects I've never seen before, etc

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