Bark cloth stencil

Production date
Unknown
Country
Fiji
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Description
Bark cloth stencil, VAKAMATA or DRAUDRAU, cut from paper with scissors; used with Mangrove bark (Rhizophora sp.) paint DOGO "red mud" colour.
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Measurements
L100 x W55mm
Media/Materials description
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
E11817.40

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