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Subject: Bark cloth samples sought

Bark cloth samples sought

From: Vincent Daniels <conservation>
Date: Thursday, February 19, 1998
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Vincent Daniels at the British Museum is starting a research project
on the deterioration of bark cloth (tapa) and is having difficulties
obtaining samples. Samples of the following are required: sheets of
bark cloth of various botanical origins, old bark cloth samples
especially badly degraded types and the bark and root of the
candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana) which yields a reddish brown
dye. Please send any samples to

    Department of Conservation
    The British Museum,
    London WC13DG UK

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