Bush Medicine Leaves

Artist
Gloria Petyarre
Price
$5,900
Size
900x1200
Medium
Acrylic on Belgian Linen
Region
Utopia
About

This work represents the leaves of the Kurrajong tree used in the Utopia region to treat a variety of ailments. The women collect the leaves, dry and mix them with Kangaroo fat, in order to extract the plant's medicinal qualities. The significance of the Kurrajong tree and the part it plays in healing is celebrated in the Women's Awelye ceremonies.


Painting comes with COA and photo of artist holding completed work

2017

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