Korteccia – tree bark fleece

36,0098,00/Panel

Korteccia

– Korteccia is a traditional Ugandan material that is produced with ancient local techniques and craftsmanship and comes from the bark of the East African “Mutuba” fig tree, which regenerates quickly without damaging the tree.
The tree is peeled and the bark forms a large unique cloth, which is processed exclusively by hand with a low energy consumption and low CO2 emission process without the use of any binders, dyes or other additives. It only contains bark fibre.

Korteccia is certified as controlled organic cultivation (EUStandard 2092/91). Production takes place according to the guidelines of the ILO (International Labor Organization) and SA 8000.

It is offered in two measures: a large panel 75x75cm and a small panel 40x40cm

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Korteccia

– Korteccia is a traditional Ugandan material that is produced with ancient local techniques and craftsmanship.
It can be considered the precursor of modern non-woven fabrics.

– Korteccia comes from the bark of the East African “Mutuba” fig tree, which regenerates quickly without damaging the tree.
The tree is peeled and the bark forms a large unique cloth, which is processed exclusively by hand. Therefore, we can consider the whole process to be low energy consumption and low in CO2 emissions.

– Korteccia being a mono-material contains no binders, dyes or other additives. It only contains bark fibre.

– Korteccia is certified as controlled organic cultivation (EUStandard 2092/91). Production takes place according to the guidelines of the ILO (International Labor Organization) and SA 8000.

 

Additional information

Dimensions 24 × 24 × 30 cm
Dimensions

Medium panel 40x40cm, Large panel 75x75cm, Small panel 10x15xm