In various parts of
PNG,notably in the Mekeo
area, wide strips of soft
bark from the mulberry
tree were incised with a
variety of designs which
were then filled with a
black powder. One such
motif has been repeated
in this design
BARK BELT
Green/white
Red/pink
Black/brown
Black/white
To give some idea of
the size of the design,
each image represents
fabric 40cms square
BACK
40cms