Lot: 5596th Auction
Barkcloth "masi bolabola", before 1920
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany||M: 90.6 inch x 17.3 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
paper mulberry (Broussonetica papyrifera),
To make these cloths, the inner bark of the paper mulberry is stripped from the stem, soaked, beaten and felted to the required size. The painting with vegetable and mineral colors is done with stencils or freehand.