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Early 20th C. Tibetan Ink Flag Sutra Double sided Woodblock. The other side 20th C. Tibetan Ink Woodblock mold hand carved, deeply carved and 2 sided. Woodblocks by my definition are carved pieces of wood used to apply ink and make a print. Tibetans used woodblocks to make manuscript, flags, thangkas. It was essential in mass producing text or picture.