Bark cloth (tapa cloth)
Object Place: Oceania
38.1 x 313.69 cm (15 x 123 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mulberry bark fiber; pounded, block-printed, painted
Not On View
Bark cloth (tapa cloth) with design of seven compartments containing geometric and organic designs formed by negative images of brown and black block-printing on natural ground made from the pounded inner bark of the mulberry tree; some areas are hand-painted.
Gift of Juraku Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA on June 26, 1985
Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.