BARK CLOTH EVOLUTION

SUSTAINABLE, ECO-FRIENDLY, VEGAN

FICUS NATALESIS (Fig tree)

Process of making bark clothes as follows:

1-Scrap off the rough surface from the tree

2-Peel off the inner bark.

3- Tree is wrapped with banana leaves inorder to protect the it from direct sunlight for 3-7 days

4-Wooden Mallet is used to pound the bark until the bark softens, fibers spread out into a large sheet.

5-Bark is put in the sun to dry for 10-60mins and the more exposure to sunlight, the darker it gets. Sometimes the bark is left in a closed area.

 

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Peel off the rough surface