sample (textileworking: barkcloth making); barkcloth; tapa

Rectangular cream barkcloth with painted decoration in light and dark brown. The textile is seemingly from a larger piece, as some of the patterns are cut. The design consists of a central rectangular field. This is bordered on 3 sides by narrow stripes and bands. On either shorter side are parts of additional rectangular fields. Each contains parts of motifs. 2 contain cruciform motifs or foliate/star-shaped motifs. The centre one also contains a circular motifs. Below each section runs a band with what appears to be writing. This is followd by a blank band.

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