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When the early Spanish and Mexican colonists got here to settle Texas, they introduced with them a wealthy tradition, the range of that's nowhere extra glaring than within the folks artwork and folks craft. this primary book-length e-book to target Texas-Mexican fabric tradition indicates the richness of Tejano folks arts and crafts traditions.

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