Chairmaking in Appalachia a study in style and creative imagination in American folk art by Michael Owen Jones

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Published in [Bloomington, Ind.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Folk art -- United States,
  • Chair-makers -- Appalachian Region,
  • Chairs -- Appalachian Region

Book details

The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 924, [60] ℓ.
Number of Pages924
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22790903M

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