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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Tapa mat
Tapa mat Tapa mat from the Marquesas Islands, collected by Joseph Towles; design on one side in black ink or paint.
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Brown with darker brown geometric designs; orign Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth Five pieces of bark cloth stitched together with light brown raffia; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Reddish brown cloth, various geometric designs; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth Red bark cloth that has a pattern similar to the skin of a giraffe; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth Small piece of brown bark cloth with painted black squares, red dots, and red and black lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light brown background with dark brown stripes; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Brown background with black lines, red lines, and black outlines throughout; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Half of the cloth is spotted and the other half is made of sections of stars divided by lines. Pale brown background and dark brown dye. Origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light brown background with dark brown design; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
11.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Reddish brown background, triangles in black plaid, black hooks, and various leaves and stars. One side appears to be unfinished. Origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light brown background with black dye, various shapes and two orange lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Reddish brown background, wavy lines with circles and half circles; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light background with red and gray lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
15.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Dark brown lines with darker brown dye and geometric patterns painted on lines of various shapes; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
16.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Brown with geometric squares; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
17.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light brown background, half is decorated with brown circles and half with lines and circles; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
18.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Tan background with dark brown design; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
19.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light brown background with red and brown dyed intricate design, geometric shapes, straight lines, and stars; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
20.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light background with red dots, gray lines, and triangles with lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).