KAMASAN, BALI, 1900 or Earlier
RARE FINE COTTON BASE THAT HAS NO LAYER OF LACQUER OR ORGANIC LAMINATION [such as those seen on the later ones]
Palindon are 12-month calendars depicting the 12 months and the deity associated with that month. The painted scenes for each month illustrate the written predictions. The style is characteristic of the Kamasan artists in the early 1900s in Balinese villages like Ubud.
pigment on European cotton cloth
Has am old backing cloth (not very well done but it has strengthened the original cloth)
128 x 168 cm
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.