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BALI. - Balinese cloth painting Kamasan palintangan astrological calendar depicting males, females, demons, animals, birds, etc.

Title: Balinese cloth painting Kamasan palintangan astrological calendar depicting males, females, demons, animals, birds, etc.
Description: Kamasan, Bali, Indonesia, (20th century). Modern cloth, separated into 7 x 7 squares. at the top a row of gods, from left to right: Sunday: Indra, Monday: Sri, Tuesday: Brahma, Wednesday: Wisnu, Thursday: Guru, Friday: Giri Putri, Saturday: Durga Ca. This story cloth or Balinese astrological calendar is dramatic and vivid, originally painted in the second half of the 19th century in Kamasan. It depicts gods, and demons in a journey with mortals. It is painted in a traditional fashion on glazed cloth. It iterates a story in the fashion of a comic strip with handwritten titles. - Fine condition.

Keywords: Bali Indonesia Indonesia art Indonesia linguistics Lesser Sunda Islands prints prints indonesia

Price: EUR 137.50 = appr. US$ 149.44 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 35692