Long rectangular, cream barkcloth with painted dark brown decoration. The textile has a cut dentate fringe at one shorter end. The other sides are framed by a solid stripe/band. The main decoration consists of 2 wider bands, separated by a narrower band. The wider bands are divided into smaller rectangular fields decorated with diagonals, foliate, floral and geometric motifs, and separated by sets of stripes. The centre band contains a middle band with foliate/star shaped motifs. This is bordered with bands containing changing geometric motifs.
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