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Half of a blanket

Sandwich Islands


Dimensions

Overall: 204.5 x 156.8 cm (80 1/2 x 61 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.218

Medium or Technique

Beaten inner bark of the paper mulberry tree, starch, colored plant resin and pigment

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made from the bark of the bread-fruit tree. The design, which is painted with two shades of brown and a dark tone, almost black, consists of center field of dark brown and various arrangements of diagonals, zig-zags etc. on a squared ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring