Vanity fair

an exhibition of styles in women"s headdress and adornment through the ages, June 16-July 16, 1942, California palace of the Legion of honor, San Francisco. by California Palace of the Legion of Honor. in [San Francisco

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art objects -- Exhibitions.,
  • Hairdressing.,
  • Jewelry -- Exhibitions.,
  • Decoration and ornament.

Edition Notes

GenreExhibitions.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5020 .S49
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p., 1 l., 24 pl. on 12 ℓ.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20192662M

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