wood-block printing


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wood-block printing

[′wu̇d ¦bläk ′print·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
Making prints from wood blocks by use of a press.
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The table covers are made in the villages of Bagru and Sanganer in India, well known for their wood-block printing heritage.
Wood-block printing had been practiced for centuries in Japan, but colors of the prints were muted, and they were typically limited to grays and blacks.
Wood-block printing is thought to have begun in ancient China, making its way to Europe only in the latter part of the thirteenth century.