Definition of barkcloth in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbärkˌklôTH/


Cloth made from the inner bark of the paper mulberry or similar tree.
Example sentences
  • One wall displayed barkcloth, raffia clothing, a photo box of sixteen historical postcards, and texts that invited viewers to look closely and think carefully about the textiles and images.
  • Among the artifacts on view are the head of a massive stone figure, smaller stone and wood items, and objects made from feathers, reeds and barkcloth that provide a glimpse into the civilization's daily life and spiritual beliefs.
  • The traditional art of barkcloth manufacturing has been all but lost in Samoan culture today.

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Syllabification: bark·cloth

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