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

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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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