Jeannie Petyarre

 

Bush Medicine Leaves, 2016

Acrylic on linen  
45 x 90 cm

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.

SALE PRICE $450

PIN: JPE174GO

AUD 600.00

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