Native to Uganda, the mutuba is a ficus tree known not for its figs but rather for its bark, which can be pounded into a beautiful cloth without the environmentally hazardous process of chemical treatment. UNT Art Gallery’s exhibit of goods made from this bark remains up through the weekend.
Material Evolution: Ugandan Bark Cloth, thru Sat. UNT Art Bldg, 1201 W Mulberry St, Denton. 940-565-4005.