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Half of a blanket

Made from the bark of the bread-fruit tree. The design, which is painted with two shades of brown, consists of large squares of intersecting and diagonal lines. Around the squares are borders of diamonds. The whole piece is surrounded by narrow geometrical borders.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Sandwich Islands,

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Medium or Technique

Fibre cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts