sample (textileworking: barkcloth making); textile; tapa

2 rectangular samples of cream barkcloth with light brown rubbed and dark brown painted decoration. The textiles are seemingly from the same larger tapa as the patterns are cut. The rubbed decoration consists of repeats of bands and diagonals decorated with triangles, diagonals and zigzags. The painted decoration consists of bands and/or stripes which divide the pieces into smaller rectangular areas. In some the rubbed patterns are framed or covered. On the larger one a rectangular area contains a large painted circle.

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