textile; tunic

Tunic constructed from a long, rectangular piece of barkcloth. Halfway along a slit opening has been left to form a v-neck. The textile has been folded in half, and the sides stitched together, leaving holes for the arms. 3 bands of linear decoration in yellow and red pigment run across the garment. They are spaced between the neckline and the hem.

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