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Length of bark cloth (tapa cloth)

Filipino
Spanish colonial period
late 19th century


Object Place: Philippines

Dimensions

45 x 37 cm (17 11/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.36

Medium or Technique

Bark (Genera Ficus, balete), pigments; printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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