Painted Barkcloth, D. R. Congo

Mbuti People, Ituri Forest, DR Congo
20th century
Pounded inner bark of Ficus tree with charcoal based dye
38 x 15 inches  ( 96 x 38 cm)

Published; 1995 in Georges Meurant and Robert Farris Thompson, Mbuti Design, page 142, number 7  (line drawing)

Price on request

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