Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bark cloth
  • Batwa peoples
  • bark cloth, 1994
  • Where object was made: Burundi
  • bark, pigment
  • Object Height/Width: 94 x 106 cm
    Object Height/Width: 37 x 41 3/4 in
  • Gift of Reinhild Janzen
  • On view: Marshall Balcony, 404, W2
  • 2017.0084
Description
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Irregularly shaped piece of cloth made from flattened, dark brown bark. The two ends are wider than the center, with two sides being concave and the other two ends convex. There are bands of design painted on one side with black pigment, with alternating rows of circles and diagonal lines.