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. This piece prints a rectangular shape which is 83mm x 22mm. Its motif is a serrated rectangle containing 3 lozenges
08 Oct 1982
L125 x W80mm
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.