Long rectangular cream barkcloth with painted decoration in black, and possibly stencilled decoration in brown. The textile is fringed overall. The decoration consists of a centre panel and borders. The panel is decorated with stripes either containing squares divided into triangular shapes alternating with bands, or dentate patterned stripes. The narrower ends have a wider finely patterned, brown border framed by fine lines. The longer sides are bordered with fine brown stencilled stripes. These consist of checks or dots framed by solidly coloured lines.
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