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Behind the History of Chinese Ornament

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:00:03 +0000
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Object of the Day
book
China
decoration
ornament
Owen Jones
Qing Dynasty
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