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    • A tale of textiles: Genetic characterization of historical paper mulberry barkcloth from Oceania 

      Peña Ahumada, Bárbara; Saldarriaga Córdoba, Mónica; Kardailsky, Olga; Moncada, Ximena; Moraga Vergara, Mauricio; Matisoo Smith, Elizabeth; Seelenfreund, Daniela; Seelenfreund, Andrea (Public Library Science, 2020)
      Humans introduced paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera) from Taiwan into the Pacific over 5000 years ago as a fiber source to make barkcloth textiles that were, and still are, important cultural artifacts throughout the ...
    • Characterization of an archaeological decorated bark cloth from Agakauitai Island, Gambier archipelago, French Polynesia 

      Seelenfreund, Andrea; Sepúlveda, Marcela; Petchey, Fiona; Peña Ahumada, Bárbara; Payacán, Claudia; Gutiérrez, Sebastián; Cárcamo, José; Kardailsky, Olga; Moncada, Ximena; Rojas, Ana María; Moraga, Mauricio; Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth; Seelenfreund, Daniela (Academic Press, 2016)
      Bark cloth ( ‘ tapa/kapa ’ ) is a fabric made from beaten plant fi bres. In the Paci fi c tapa made of paper mulberry has been of great cultural importance and its use is associated with both utilitarian and ceremonial ...