tunic; textile

Tunic in the form of a long, rectangular piece of barkcloth. A hole for the neck has been cut into the centre of the textile. The centre panel of the textile is decorated with a lattice pattern in dark brown painted lines. Alternate fields are filled, either with hatching or diagonal lines. The triangular fields along the edges of the panel are completely filled in. This panel is bordered by painted zigzag stripes. At one of the shorter ends the pattern changes orientation on one half of the centre panel. At the shorter ends the edges have been cut in a dentate pattern. At the longer ends the barkcloth has been cut into dentate edged strips. These create fringes.

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