Bark Cloth (Tapa)
- Bark Cloth (Tapa)
- 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).
- Collection Title:
- Joseph A. Towles Artifact Collection
- Contributing Institution:
- Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
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- Topical Subject:
- Clothing and dress--Africa, Sub-Saharan and Tapa--Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Geographic Subject:
- Africa, Africa, Sub-Saharan, Africa, Central, Congo (Democratic Republic), and Ituri Forest (Congo)
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- Date Digital:
- Digitization Specifications:
- 300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
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- Copyright Status Statement:
- Digital image copyright 2009, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.
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