Bark cloth (tapa cloth)
Object Place: Oceania
96.52 x 127 cm (38 x 50 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mulberry bark fiber, pigments; pounded, painted
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Bark cloth (tapa cloth) with design of four compartments, each containing two lozenge-shaped shields painted in brown on natural colored ground made from the pounded inner bark of the mulberry tree; compartments surrounded by floral patterned border.
Gift of Juraku Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA on June 26, 1985
Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.