Bark cloth stencil

Production date
08 Oct 1982
Country
Fiji
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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. Stencil features a long narrow band 85mm x 4mm
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Measurements
L128 x W68 mm
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
E11816.13

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