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Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Kongo, 20th cent.   interesting for pattern in imitative ivory

Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile / bark cloth painting (Ituri rain forest, Congo, Africa C)

Africa | Mbuti-Pygmy bark-cloth from DR Congo | These pieces of fabric are made from hand beaten tree bark and then painted with natural dyes.

Mbuti-Pygmy-Congo bark-cloth frm hand beaten tree bark & then painted wth natural dyes

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Assemble/Configure, by Lauren Slater

This influenced my idea for my final outcome, by using the fabric from my continuous pattern design. I like the used of graphic images on fabric.

Vintage African Ituri Pygmy Zaire Bark Cloth Painting Estate Purchase  | eBay

Vintage African, Ituri Pygmy, Zaire Bark Cloth Painting/Estate Purchase

Vintage African Ituri Pygmy Zaire Bark Cloth Painting Estate Purchase | eBay

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Africa Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo Pouned bark, and natural plant dye century

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

for pattern inspiration __ Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Kongo, cent.

Africa | Mbuti-Pygmy bark-cloth from DR Congo | These pieces of fabric are made from hand beaten tree bark and then painted with natural dyes.

Africa | Mbuti-Pygmy bark-cloth from DR Congo | These pieces of fabric are made from hand beaten tree bark and then painted with natural dyes.

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Africa | Bark cloth painting by the M'bute Pygmy people living in the Ituri Rain Forest of the Congo | Predominantly from the 1930s | The fabric is a pounded tree bark; the painting was done supposedly with a mixture of gardenia juice and carbon black.

Bark cloth painting people living in the Ituri Rain Forest of the Congo/ from the fabric is a pounded tree bark; the painting was done supposedly with a mixture of gardenia juice and carbon black.

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo

Ituri woven patterns: like musical scores, reflect the music sung by the women who weave the cloth

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