Varli ( Warli )Tribe - Maharashtra - Warli tribe is world famous for their unique style of painting. They use only two colors to complete paintings. Warli woman isactively involved in these paintings. These paintings always painted on the plain wall. The border, peacock, plants, dancing images, images of working women and daily use art facts are objects that they use in painting. The attire of this varli tribal woman artist is wearing a cotton sari wrapped up to knee length. she has wrapped towel across waist . Varli tribal woman usually tie a bun of hair with a flower in it. It is just a part of decoration. The above picture is painted as there is marriage ceremony in the house. The name of groom and bride is also seen mentioned. Tribal paintings are ritually drawn within a given cultural context , to meet a cultural need . The :Devchowk " painting of the Warlis ( Varlis ) in Maharashtra serves as a fine example . Since the Warli ( Varli ) paintings have become popular all over the world around 300 - 400 painters ( Varli tribal artists) from Thane have been into making commercial paintings . They participate in exhibitions through out the year .

Varli Tribe - Warli Tribe - Maharashtra

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