Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra
Palindon are 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.
ATS-547 Antique Palindon – Astrological Calendar Painting – Kamasan Bali
ATS-548 Antique Palindon – Astrological Calendar Painting – Kamasan Bali
The details show us the predictions that are to be inferred from the signs observed in the environment.
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