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Margaret Scobie "Bush Medicine Leaves"

Margaret Scobie
"Bush Medicine Leaves"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 89 x 88 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 155110
  • $790
  • $660

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Anmatyerre
  • 1948
  • Utopia, NT
  • 2017

Margaret is a self-taught artist who primarily paints ‘Bush Medicine Leaves’. The ‘Bush Medicine Plant’ refers to a species of Acacia, which is used as part of Indigenous traditional healing. Women collect leaves from this plant and boil them to extract the resin. The resin is then mixed with kangaroo fat, which results in a paste. This paste is used to heal bites, wounds, cuts and rashes and can also be used as an insect repellent.

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Artist Margaret Scobie
TitleBush Medicine Leaves
Language GroupAnmatyerre
Born around1948
AreaUtopia, NT
Catalogue 155110
Date2017
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 89 x 88 cm
Price $AUD $790   Sale Price $660

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube ($0.00)

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$110)

*Sorry, "Ready to hang" is not available for international deliveries on this artwork.

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Margaret is a self-taught artist who primarily paints ‘Bush Medicine Leaves’. The ‘Bush Medicine Plant’ refers to a species of Acacia, which is used as part of Indigenous traditional healing. Women collect leaves from this plant and boil them to extract the resin. The resin is then mixed with kangaroo fat, which results in a paste. This paste is used to heal bites, wounds, cuts and rashes and can also be used as an insect repellent.

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