142 Warli Tribal Painting on Cow Dung Base

Vintage painting by Warli tribals from Maharashtra.

Painted using a chewed bamboo stick as a paint brush.

Painted on canvas after layering the cloth with a base of cow dung.

Depicts village life and scenes of farming and harvesting.

Made in about 1995

Some fold wear.

Rare.

17 x 26 inches

May be paired with 143


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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