Joseph settled his wife down and went off to the casbah for a spot of last-minute shopping and a nice lambswool swaddling band
if they had any left.
Marco Ricci's Courtyard of a Country House, small tempera on leather (now in Windsor Castle), shows washing with a swaddling band
hanging from a window of a house cropped at the top.
Han Kang's "The White Book" is about the author's memories and experiences about white objects, including swaddling bands
, a newborn's gown, salt, snow and ice.
The narrator proceeds to make a list of the white things that are directly or obliquely in conversation with her sister's death and life: swaddling bands
, salt, rice, bones, pills, hair, breast milk, fog ...
I could quite easily have camped out in his trousers, while if I'd tried on his shirt I'd have looked like a babe in swaddling bands
When the Promise becomes alive in Mary's womb, the leaves turn to vibrant joyful green, and their top branches curve into the Christmas tree on which reigns the infant Savior wrapped in swaddling bands
as foretold to the shepherds.
Then I began, "With those swaddling bands
which death unfastens I am making my way upward, and I came through Hell and its agony.
Isabelle, stretched out upon the darkness, was fastening my feet with ribbons, unwinding the swaddling bands
of my alarm.
Swathed in swaddling bands
, there would be none of their infectiously cheerful hand-waving or feet-kicking.