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Length of bark cloth (tapa cloth)

Rectangular piece of natural bark cloth printed with side by side crosswise bands of repeating arcs and points in brown and reddish-brown. Each outside border has a narrow lengthwise band of repeating arcs and points in brown and reddish-brown.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on January 5, 1923

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Filipino, Spanish colonial period, late 19th century

Object Place

Philippines

Accession Number

22.36

Medium or Technique

Bark (Genera Ficus, balete), pigments; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles