sample (textileworking: barkcloth making); barkcloth; tapa; textile

Small rectangular cream barkcloth with a slightly glossy surface. The textile is decorated with stencilled patterns in black and brown. These create a centre panel and a border. The centre panel is divided into 7 bands. 1 is patterned with a brown floral motif bordered by a scalloped, picot edge. 3 are patterned with X-shaped motifs on a black ground. 2 are deorated with a linked brown pattern containing dentate-edged diamonds. 1 contains a band of brown diamonds bordered by a scalloped, picot edge. The border is decorated with linked X-shape motifs on a black ground.

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