ephemera

An Indian Delicacy

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My dear friend Nick recently ventured out into India and returned with this very delicate, exquisitely painted leaf from an old book. We know nothing of its origin, but that doesn’t detract from the obvious visual qualities of this small (approx 210x125mm) frail rectangle of paper. The front and back images above are large scans and worth a click. For those whom even that is a click too far, here’s a few select close-ups!

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