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Eero - Anya - Monaluna - Barkcloth

$10.00 USD

Anya Collection by Monaluna

Print: Eero

Black and Citron arrows pop on a white ground.

Organic Cotton Barkcloth

100% organic cotton barkcloth / 9oz

width: 54"

length: sold per half yard / 18"

Barkcloth or bark cloth is a versatile material that was once common in Asia, Africa, Indonesia, and the Pacific. Barkcloth comes primarily from trees of the Moraceae family, including Broussonetia papyrifera, Artocarpus altilis, and Ficus natalensis. It is made by beating sodden strips of the fibrous inner bark of these trees into sheets, which are then finished into a variety of items. Many texts that mention "paper" clothing are actually referring to barkcloth. Barkcloth has been manufactured in Uganda for centuries and is Uganda's sole representative on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists[1]

Today, what is commonly called 'barkcloth' is a soft, thick, slightly textured fabric, so named because it has a rough surface like that of tree bark. This barkcloth is usually made of densely woven cotton fibers. Historically, the fabric has been used in home furnishings, such as curtains, drapery, upholstery, and slipcovers. It is often associated with 1940s-through-1960s home fashions, particularly in tropical, abstract, "atomic" and "boomerang" prints, the last two themes being expressed by images of atoms with electrons whirling, and by the boomerang shape which was very popular in mid-century cocktail tables and fabrics.


 ****PLEASE NOTE: all textiles are sold per 1/2meter/yard
If you require 1 full meter = Qty. 2, 2 meters = QTY 4 etc...

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