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Bark Cloth Sample

Object Number:87-8-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 191 cm
Width: 13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:48 - Other Number


Strip of white barkcloth (bana hampi) (kain kulit kayu). From ambo (Broussonetia papyrifera). (See samples 87-8-45) Pink stripes are aniline dye (cet kasumba). Long strip of white barkcloth, with seven groups of bright pink stripes. many brown splotches and spots of dye. This strip was probably a remainder cut from blouse material.

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