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Rosie Pwerle "Bush Medicine and Soakage"

Product shot of Bush Medicine and Soakage - © Rosie Pwerle

Rosie Pwerle
"Bush Medicine and Soakage"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 30 x 30 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 19605
  • $190
  • $150

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Description
  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Anmatyerre
  • 1950
  • Utopia, NT
  • 2018

The Bush Medicine Plant is a particular plant that 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. She often incorporates Soakage sites in her paintings, which are naturally occurring water wells in found the desert.

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Artist Rosie Pwerle
TitleBush Medicine and Soakage
Language GroupAnmatyerre
Born around1950
AreaUtopia, NT
Catalogue 19605
Date2018
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 30 x 30 cm
Price $AUD $190   Sale Price $150

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$60)

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

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Description

The Bush Medicine Plant is a particular plant that 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. She often incorporates Soakage sites in her paintings, which are naturally occurring water wells in found the desert.

(S) This artwork is stretched and currently hanging in the gallery.

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