bark cloth tree

bark cloth tree
: any of various trees (as the paper mulberry or members of the genera Ficus and Brachystegia) having a strong fibrous inner bark from which bark cloth is made

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  • Bark cloth — may refer to:*Tapa cloth, a cloth made from the bark of the Paper Mulberry Tree. *Cedar bark textile *Other textiles made from tree bark, such as the bark cloth of the Baganda people of Uganda *Barkcloth, which is actually made from cotton rather …   Wikipedia

  • bark cloth — noun Etymology: bark (III) 1. : a papery fabric made by primitive peoples from the bark of certain trees usually by retting and beating; specifically : tapa cloth 2. : a loosely woven cotton or rayon cloth resembling linen but with a heavier… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tree — /tree/, n. Sir Herbert Beerbohm /bear bohm/, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853 1917, English actor and theater manager; brother of Max Beerbohm. * * * I Woody perennial plant. Most trees have a single self supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in …   Universalium

  • tree — treelike, adj. /tree/, n., v., treed, treeing. n. 1. a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground. 2. any of various shrubs,… …   Universalium

  • bark painting — Abstract and figurative designs applied to nonwoven fabric made from bark. Also called tapa, the pieces are made by scratching or painting the designs. The most popular material is the inner bark of the paper mulberry tree. The bark is stripped… …   Universalium

  • bark tree — noun Etymology: bark (III) 1. : cinchona 2 2. : bark cloth 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tapa cloth — Tapa from the Lau Island Group of Fiji. Tapa cloth (or simply tapa) is a bark cloth made in the islands of the Pacific Ocean, primarily in Tonga, Samoa and Fiji, but as far afield as Niue, Cook Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Cedar bark textile — was used by indigenous people in the Pacific Northwest region of modern day Canada and the United States. Historically, most items of clothing were made of this. The name is a confusing misnomer, as it is made from thuja and cypress bark, not… …   Wikipedia

  • Wish Tree — A Wish Tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings. Such trees are identified as possessing a special religious or spiritual value. By tradition,… …   Wikipedia

  • Arizona bark scorpion — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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