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Corkwood Honey by Doreen Kunoth | STRETCHED

30cm x 30cm

Ethically sourced and 100% original

Designs in this painting are inspired by the honey collected from the Corkwood tree called Ntyweyampe.

Ntyweyampecomes from two Anmatyerre words: ntywey meaning the Corkwood tree, and ampe a word for honey. 

The Corkwood tree produces beautiful yellow flowers and distinct corky bark. Honey is obtained from the flowers, either by sucking them or steeping them in water to make a sweet drink. This is also drunk when you are sick.

In the hot summer months the honey also trickles out of the flowers and down the tree. 

'You eat it, you chew it.  It’s like treacle running down tree.  It is a good medicine for the body for the inside.’ - Kenny Tilmouth

Background colour: Yellow ochre.

Artist: Doreen Kunoth 
Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Pitjara, Petyarr, Apetyarr)
Language group: Anmatyerre
Country: Ahalpere
Region: Utopia, Central Australia
Born: 1986

    • This painting comes pre-stretched and ready to hang.
    • Size of stretched painting: Approx 30cm x 30cm x 2cm deep
    • Material: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

    This painting is pre-stretched and ready to hang, with free delivery worldwide. 

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    Our stretcher frames are made of the highest quality, kiln-dried timber.

    Catalogue: SP0704-S

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    This painting is 100% original. Hand painted by the artist with acrylics.

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