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  • Bush Medicine by Abie Loy Kemarre

    120cm x 60cm

    In this painting Abie depicts the leaf of the antywerleny (Acacia tenuissima), a type of wattle. The leaves of the antywerleny are crushed and mixed with animal fat for use as a medicinal ointment, or soaked in water to make a medicinal wash. Abie says this particular bush medicine is still made and used by the people of her country today.

    “Ikwerthey anter-anem thelem, apernelheyew-anem antywerlenyel”
    Then you pour the fat into it and rub yourself with the antywerleny.


          • This painting comes unstretched and rolled in a tube. See our Custom Stretching page for stretching options.
          • Size of painting: Approx 120cm x 60cm
          • Border: Approx 6cm strip of black canvas border; enough required for wrapping around a 2cm or 3cm deep stretcher frame which is the popular choice for framing Aboriginal art.
          • Material: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
          • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticity

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          Aboriginal art timber stretcher frame

          Catalogue: MB050825
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