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Antique Indian Fabric Printing Block

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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Kashmir: Pre 1800: item # 14700

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14380 Shoreline Highway
Valley Ford, CA 94972-0419

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Antique Indian Fabric Printing Block

An intricate fabric printing block from northern India handcarved from rosewood in a design of repeated stylized flowers and borders. A very similar piece is illustrated in Edward Pinto's "Treen and Other Wooden Bygones" as being from Macclesfield, where Indian designs were incorporated onto printed silks. Eighteenth Century or early Nineteenth Century. Excellent condition, with an interesting copper repair to the very end of the interlock design.

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