These clothes, I found, were like thick paper, and are made out of the bark of a tree called the paper-mulberry tree.
The finest and whitest was made from the paper-mulberry tree, and was used for the dresses of the chief people.
They had been looking for the auti, or paper-mulberry, but without success.
The cloth was made from the bark of the paper-mulberry (Morus papyrifera), which was beaten out on boards with a grooved beetle.
Bark-cloth was made in the usual way from the bark of the paper-mulberry, which was beaten out with grooved mallets.
The greatest novelty was the manufacture of the native cloth, or Tapa, formed out of the bark of the paper-mulberry tree.
The mode of making cloth from the bark of the paper-mulberry was curious.
The dress of the natives was formed from cloth made of the bark of the paper-mulberry tree.