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Patricia Kamara "Bush Medicine Leaves"

Patricia Kamara
"Bush Medicine Leaves"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 148 x 89 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 15986
  • $1395
  • $695

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Anmatyerre / Kaytetye
  • 1960
  • Utopia, NT
  • 2017

The ‘Bush Medicine Leaves’ refers to the leaves of 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 Patricia Kamara
TitleBush Medicine Leaves
Language GroupAnmatyerre / Kaytetye
Born around1960
AreaUtopia, NT
Catalogue 15986
Date2017
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 148 x 89 cm
Price $AUD $1395   Sale Price $695

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube ($0.00)

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$145)

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

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The ‘Bush Medicine Leaves’ refers to the leaves of 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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