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1) tapestry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name has been extended to cover a variety of heavy materials, such as imitation tapestries woven on Jacquard looms, tapestry carpets, and upholstery and drapery...

2) Xalapa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Veracruz state, E central Mexico, on the slopes of the Sierra Madre Oriental. It is located in a rich agricultural region of fertile valleys. Its cool climate, beautiful...

3) Piedras Negras, ancient city, Guatemala. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Classic era of the Maya, NW Peten, Guatemala, in the Usumacinta valley. Reaching a peak of sculptural achievement (according to one dating system, between 731 and...

4) pre-Columbian art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Columbian art and architecture, works of art and structures created in Central and South America before the arrival of Europeans in the Western Hemisphere. For many...

5) sculpture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...See also articles on special techniques, e.g., model and modeling. 2 Techniques and MaterialsSculpture embraces such varied techniques as modeling, carving, casting,...

6) inscription. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The art is called epigraphy. Modern inscriptions are made for permanent, monumental record, as on gravestones, cornerstones, and building fronts; they are often decorative...

7) American art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American art, the art of the North American colonies and of the United States. There are separate articles on American architecture, North American Native art, pre-Columbian...

8) National Parks and Monuments (table). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...National Parks and Monuments (table), National ParksNameType1LocationYear authorizedSizeacres (hectares)DescriptionAcadiaNPSE Maine191948,419 (19,603)Mountain and...

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