User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bark cloth (tapa cloth)

Bark cloth (tapa cloth) with design of four compartments with reddish-brown and black painted designs on natural ground made from pouded inner bark of the mulberry tree.

Provenance

Gift of Juraku Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA on June 26, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.

Oceanian, 20th century

Object Place

Oceania

Accession Number

1985.394

Medium or Technique

Mulberry bark fiber, pigments; pounded, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles