Bark cloth stencil

Production date
08 Oct 1982
Country
Fiji
See full details

Object Detail


Description
Bark cloth stencil, DRAUDRAU, cut from cardboard. It has been used with dye made from DOGO mangrove bark, to which chimney soot has been added. Pattern is a straight line 132mm length. Its height is 32mm. The upper edge is serrated with 4 large 'teeth'
Maker
Production place
Measurements
L197 x W132mm
Media/Materials description
Card/Cardboard (Paper)
History and use
This is a stencil used for making decorations on tapa. This is one method used in the Pacific for creating designs.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
E11816.9

Country

Colours

Share