Record Detail

Catalogue Number DBN 97
Artefact DescriptionStick from the lace-bark tree that clearly demonstrates how the inner bark can be transformed into lace. Lace-bark was once very important in the production of traditional Jamaican clothing.
TaxonTHYMELAEACEAE Lagetto lagetto
TDWG ContinentSouth America
TDWG RegionCaribbean
TDWG Botanical CountryJamaica
TDWG UseMaterials - Fibres
Source Royal College of Science Collection, Ireland