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Bark cloth

Made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. Stained gray-blue and decorated with a painted design of dark blue; rows of men (?) separated by rows of crosses.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

South Sea Islands,

Accession Number

85.485

Medium or Technique

Bark cloth; canvas work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles