I think these sound like Mexican Amate paintings. I hve done these on paper bag paper. I love them . They are so colorful.
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>Subject: Re: artwork question
>Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 18:59:58 EDT
>I was given four framed artworks recently that I'm trying to find some
>They are hand painted on hand made paper. The paper is brown. The paint is
>bright, flat colors. Subject is birds, flowers leaves and ferns. Very stylized.
>Looks like rosemailing.
>There's a tag on the back of one with this written: (I've only unframed one.)
>I've tried putting arnati in to varioius search engines and have come up with
>everything from a town in Romania, a peruvian commune, an opera singer and
>Can anyont shed some more light on what this art is and where it comes from?
>Thanks to all, Janet