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 borders. The border consists of bands/stripes with repeat, linked geometric motifs. The panel is divided into 4 squares by a band and a stripe with the same pattern. 2 squares are decorated with small oval motifs surrounding a solidly coloured centre. The other 2 squares contain a central floral/star-shaped motif. The borders and dividing band/stripe are black. The squares are brown.

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