sample (textileworking: barkcloth making); barkcloth; textile; tapa

Rectangular cream barkcloth with slightly glossy decoration in dark brown and black. The textile is seemingly cut from a larger piece, as the patterns are incomplete, and a corner is missing. The decoration consists of a border and a centre panel. The decoration on the border consists of 4 swirl motifs made 5 short curved lines['turning sun'?]. The panel consists of stripes with 2 alternating patterns. One consists of square fields divided by triangular shapes. The other contains a reciprocal dentate pattern consisting of soldidly coloured triangles and triangular shapes decorated with diagonals.

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