To see him walking like a comic opera Sultan, with this badge of authority in his hand, his black beard bristling in front of him, his toes pointing at each step, and a train of wide-eyed Indian girls behind him, clad in their slender drapery of bark cloth
, is one of the most grotesque of all the pictures which I will carry back with me.
Models wearing the bark cloth
wedding gown studded with porcupine quills, with attendants in porcupine quill headdresses, paraded on stage--a collection that had won Sally the first Smirnoff Fashion Award in Africa in 1993.
without being wrapped in bark cloth
and mats, and being decorated with
Hawaiian representatives say the airline carefully designed its A321neo cabin interiors with textiles and materials that reflect traditional island crafts, from bark cloth
(kapa) to fishing nets, and even LED lighting mirroring Hawai'i's idyllic sunrises and sunsets.
Material Culture: Borneo Basketry, Bark cloth
, and Textiles
It's filled with pieces that remind Jody of the South Pacific, including a bark cloth
In English it may be called bark cloth
tree, antiaris, false iroko--a name some have taken issue with--false mvule or upas or anear tree, its Javanese names, or in the Indonesian language, bemu.
Owek Rita Kisitu, minister of state for tourism in the Buganda area of Uganda, said, "Bark cloth
is made in the region of Buganda, from the bark of a fig tree and comes in various shades of browns.
Some of the decorative bark cloth
with different animal and household motifs printed on them cost $10-20 depending on the amount of work done on it and the size of the material.
It is certainly significant that all the objects or decorative traditions that are listed as sharing some graphic link with Lapita have a use in traditional Oceanic rituals and symbols: weaving and bark cloth
, intricate post lashing, tattooing and so on (Ambrose 2012; Green 1979).