robe; barkcloth; textile

Rectangular cream stiff barkcloth with cut dentate fringing on 2 sides. The textile is seemingly from a larger war robe, as some of the painted predominantly black patterns are cut. The design consists of a centre panel and 5 borders. The centre panel is divided into small triangular areas. The 2 narrow borders consist of small tight zigzag lines framed by solidly coloured lines. The inner wide border consists of a fine grid pattern. The outer wide border consists of a fine lattic pattern. An additional pattern layer is createme of the small squares having been coloured in. This border is followed by a wider, and 6 fine outlines. The outside edge is decorated with small tight zigzags extending outward. On the reverse the area of the painted design is covered in light brown.

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