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  • Printing Block (India), 19th century

    Small block of carved wood shot through lengthwise with 5 large holes. Design of an elephant with howdah (carriage) is made by small squares dug out of the surface of…

  • Printing Block (India), mid-20th century

    Lozenge-shaped carved printing block with a design in relief of two abstracted figures which are similar and resemble a man with two heads, four outspread arms and six legs.

  • Printing Block (India), 19th–mid-20th century

    Carved block with a circular shape in the design of a stylized flower blossom with eight petals. Small holes go through block into each petal.

  • Printing Block (India), 19th century

    Small printing block with a design of a linear border fringed by small lozenges that enclose the outline of an elephant in relief.

  • Printing Block (India), late 19th–early 20th century

    Block of delicately carved wood in an intricate allover design of curved lines connecting circles. Remaining spaces are filled in with a flower and dot design.

  • Printing Block (India), 19th century

    Carved block design shows squares containing very small animals arranged in rows. These squares are separated by strips with little medallions at crossings. Design is in relief. Block would print…

  • Printing Block (India), mid-20th century

    Modernistic and stylized design of human figures, animals, symbols and an object resembling a totem pole. Two holes about one half inch in diameter shot through to back of block.

  • Printing Block (India), 19th–mid-20th century

    Metal strips set in stylized angular design comprised of one wide band, one narrower band and one row of small circles connected by a line. Probably used for a border.

  • Printing Block (India), 19th–mid-20th century

    Metal strips, spikes and circles are set in a diagonal, stylized floral design interspersed with blank spaces of a wavy diamond shape.

  • Printing Block (India), mid-20th century

    Block is carved wood in reserve design of bizarre figures. Animals float around an elephant and a sun. Two men sit on a howdah on the elephant’s back. Drawing is…

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