Historical Henna

All these designs have been researched and drawn by Catherine Cartwright Jones. Details of historical paintings and objects have been redrawn as closely as possible to the original style of the art. Bibliography and sources of this material are available from Catherine. Catherine Cartwright Jones has been hennaeing and researching henna since an Israeli friend introduced her to the art in 1990. She lectures on the history of henna and its patterns and hennas people from The TapDancing Lizard in Stow, Ohio. More "how to", patterns, history and henna supplies are available at her website: http://www.mehandi.com .

All designs Catherine Cartwright Jones 1998

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Morocco


Bangladesh


Turkey


North Africa


Knossos


Spain


Mycenae



Sudan


Saudi Arabia


Bilqis

Mauritania


Persia


Lakadkh


Bihar


Kishangarh


Ribari



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