AFRICAN BARKCLOTH TEXTILES

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MBUTI
Barkcloth Textiles

 

MBUTI Barkcloth Wall 1, 0101-0115

 

MBUTI Barkcloth Wall 2, 0216-0240

 

MBUTI Barkcloth Wall 3, 0341-0352

 



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KUBA
Barkcloth
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KUBA
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Barkcloth is made by beating a layer from just under the tree bark until it is thin and pliable. The Mbuti pygmies, or Efe, of the Ituri Rain Forest are best known for their barkcloths. The Kuba peoples are better known for their vast array of raffia textiles.

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