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American lace & lace-makers by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel

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Published by Yale University Press; [etc., etc.] in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Lace and lace making,
  • Embroidery

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Edition Notes

Statementby Emily Noyes Vanderpoel. Edited by Elizabeth C. Barney Buel, A.B.
ContributionsBuel, Elizabeth Cynthia Barney, 1868-, Amasa Stone Mather Memorial Publication Fund.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22991265M

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