Rectangular cream barkcloth with painted decoration. The textile is seemingly from a larger piece, as some of the patterns are cut. The design consists of a centre panel and 2 borders separated by narrow lines. The panel contains 2 rectangular areas, separated by a narrow band. Each contains 2 motifs. One contains an additional motif. The inner border is decorated with 3 slanted triangular motifs. The outer border contains what appear to be 2 sets of paired diagonals. The motifs are outlined in dark brown and coloured in, mainly in light brown.
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