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Bed Hangings A Treatise on Fabrics and Styles in the Curtaining of Beds, 1650-1850 by Jane Nylander

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Published by Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Home furnishing & decoration,
  • Interior design,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Decoration & Ornament,
  • Residential Interior Design,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Architecture,
  • History - General,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • USA,
  • Draperies,
  • Furniture,
  • Beds,
  • History,
  • New England

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAbbott Lowell Cummings (Compiler)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8383392M
ISBN 100874519721
ISBN 109780874519723

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