bark (Scope note)

Barkcloth (bark cloth) is beaten or felted bark. If the name of the specific bark is known, the specific term (e.g. acacia bark) is entered. The Object Name barkcloth should be only be entered if the object is a piece of barkcloth with no known use, e.g. a sample. If the object is, e.g. an apron, that term is the Object Name. The term barkcloth is always recorded in the Description.