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Louise Numina Napanangka "Bush Medicine Leaves"

Louise Numina Napanangka
"Bush Medicine Leaves"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 149 x 89 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 16030
  • $990
  • $740

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Kaytetye
  • 1976
  • Stirling Station, NT
  • 2017

Louise paints her Dreaming story, the leaves of the Bush Medicine Plant. The particular plant refers to a species of acacia, which is used as part of traditional indigenous 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. The leaves from the plant can also be brewed to make tea and can be used to alleviate symptoms of the common flu.

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Artist Louise Numina Napanangka
TitleBush Medicine Leaves
Language GroupKaytetye
Born around1976
AreaStirling Station, NT
Catalogue 16030
Date2017
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 149 x 89 cm
Price $AUD $990   Sale Price $740

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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Louise paints her Dreaming story, the leaves of the Bush Medicine Plant. The particular plant refers to a species of acacia, which is used as part of traditional indigenous 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. The leaves from the plant can also be brewed to make tea and can be used to alleviate symptoms of the common flu.

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